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Re: How to use cache variables

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: How to use cache variables
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 15:06:59 -0500
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On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 02:35:04PM +0100, Akim Demaille wrote:
> >> Anyway, there are so many scripts depending on these names, that
> >> whatever scheme will be chosen, we will keep them.
> Thomas> (such as AC_CHECK_LIB ;-)
> I must have lost the track here.  Many people have asked for its
> modernization, but this precisely never happened because of backward
> compatibility issues.  I guess you are referring to some change, but I
> can't remember which one.

iirc, the first bug I spotted in 2.50 was that AC_CHECK_LIB had changed
the naming convention for the associated cache variable so that checks
for the same function in more than one library would no longer work.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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