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Re: AC_DIVERSION_INIT and autoconf 2.52

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: AC_DIVERSION_INIT and autoconf 2.52
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 13:00:06 -0500 (EST)

On 23 Jan 2002, Tom Tromey wrote:

> >>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Seefeld <address@hidden> writes:
> Stefan> Now people are using it, and you just tell them to rewrite
> Stefan> their build system in order to be able to use the new version.
> Stefan> That's bad practice.
> The rule in autoconf always was that if it wasn't documented in the
> manual, then it was private.

( Is that written in the manual? - nope -  ;-)

The autoconf manual did come with a copy of standards which states that
private stuff has to be named so the user can tell it is.  2.5x doesn't
come with that file, it seems...

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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