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Re: Fix for += in conditionals (condd.test).

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Fix for += in conditionals (condd.test).
Date: 03 May 2002 12:17:54 -0600

>>>>> "adl" == Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:

adl> This takes care of rewriting
adl>   FOO = foo
adl>   if COND
adl>     FOO += bar
adl>   endif
adl> into
adl>   FOO = foo $(am__append_1)
adl>   @address@hidden = bar

Wow, cool stuff!

adl> This is half a bug-fix, half a new feature.  
adl> Do you think it should go on branch-1-6?

My first response is to put it in 1.7 and not 1.6.2.

I agree it is a bug fix, but the limitation is documented so it is
really more like a new feature.  For minor releases I'd prefer that we
primarily fix bugs in things which we claim will work.  What do you
think of that?


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