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Re: Broken makefile given Autoconf version mismatch

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Broken makefile given Autoconf version mismatch
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 20:21:43 +0200
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Keith Marshall <address@hidden> writes:

> Let me turn that around, and ask if you can provide any documentary 
> evidence, other than anecdotal, to suggest that this use of semicolons 
> *should* be supported? SUSv3 *expressly* demands that sed directives be 
> separated by newlines:

"The command can be preceded by <blank>s and/or semicolons. The function
can be preceded by <blank>s. These optional characters shall have no

"Command verbs other than {, a, b, c, i, r, t, w, :, and # can be followed
by a semicolon, optional <blank>s, and another command verb."


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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