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Re: interrupt causes parse error in configure script

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: interrupt causes parse error in configure script
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 12:00:50 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-07-21)

Hi Jim,

* Jim Meyering wrote on Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 11:23:01AM CEST:
> I admit that this not a big deal, but even when I interrupt a configure
> script, I prefer to see it die cleanly.  Otherwise, I have to wonder
> if some clean-up trap code also fails to run.
> Comments, suggestions ?

Doesn't this patch hide potential typos otherwise exposed by the `test'
error?  AIUI gnulib uses this idiom a lot.


> >From a1c0ac7453b663d6886c96970dbf3161f0046c0c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 17:56:37 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] AC_VAR_YES: new function, to handle an unusual failure

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