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Re: FYI: fix dumpbin symbol pipe

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: FYI: fix dumpbin symbol pipe
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 16:41:04 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

Hi Peter,

* Peter Ekberg wrote on Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 04:24:16PM CEST:
> * Ralf Wildenhues wrote on Thursday, September 08, 2005 11:23 CEST:
> >
> > This setting of lt_cv_sys_global_symbol_pipe breaks config.cache,
> > so don't use it.
> > 
> > Ha!  An Autoconf bug, present even in CVS! ;-)
> Have you reported this bug?

Erm, I was wrong.  :-/

Dan added multiline *output variable* support to CVS Autoconf, but not
multiline *cache variable*.  So, in fact, we are misusing caching here;
it's documented not to allow newlines.  Sorry for not clearing that up
back then.

Would you like to fix it?  You could either rewrite your first real awk
script to consist of one line only, or add a helper variable to remember
to unset lt_cv_sys_global_symbol_pipe after the AC_CACHE_CHECK, I guess.
(Please don't break caching for everyone else, it's a rather expensive

> Or are the autoconf people tuned in to this station?

I would've guessed they'd chime in (and correct me ;-).


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