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Re: zsh.diff

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: zsh.diff
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2003 08:57:27 +1000
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"Peter O'Gorman" <address@hidden> writes:
> On Saturday, April 5, 2003, at 07:19  AM, Kevin Ryde wrote:
>> The autoconf manual at the top of the "Shell Substitutions" node says
>> forms like
>>      x="`foo "xyz" bar`"
>> are not portable.
> Can anyone actually find a real live shell where this patch does not
> work?

Maybe the autoconf experts (Cc'ed) can remember the circumstances of
the remarks in the manual.

Be good to have specific culprits mentioned there, for reference and
in the interests of definiteness.

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