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Re: M4 error message, complete gibberish

From: Phil Edwards
Subject: Re: M4 error message, complete gibberish
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 17:32:00 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.3i

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 11:25:45PM +0200, Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote:
> >>> "Phil" == Phil Edwards <address@hidden> writes:
>  Phil> Using m4 1.4 via autoconf 2.57.  I have two macros.  Adding
>  Phil> "AC_PREREQ(the_first_macro)" inside the second macro causes m4 to puke
>  Phil> what looks like ICBM coordinates:
> Do not blaspheme the oracle!

Okay, out of curiosity, what /are/ those numbers?

> Perhaps you meant to use AC_BEFORE or AC_REQUIRE. 
> AC_PREREQ only takes an Autoconf version number as argument.

Oh, ****, I'm an idiot.  I've been staring at AC_REQUIRE all day, saw the
'REQ', and typed AC_PREREQ.

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