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Re: how to disable caching of result

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: how to disable caching of result
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 20:42:09 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > > values take.  You can then unset the cache variable that autoconf uses
> > > before trying again.  Here is some example code taken from one of my
> > > configure scripts:
> >
> > hmm - while I note that support for conventional Bourne shell was
> > abandoned sometime last year, no one seemed to have pointed out that
> > unset is one of those features that isn't as portable as one would like.
> Probably so.  It hasn't bit me yet on any semi-modern system though.
> I don't know if Autoconf offers any reasonable alternative.
> Maybe Autoconf 2.12 offers a better solution?

of course not.  My suggestion for setting a variable was based on
experience in making it work however.  Either way, OP'll have to read
the shell script and do more than glue macros together.

Thomas E. Dickey

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