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Re: please correct my ugly hack

From: Ralf Corsepius
Subject: Re: please correct my ugly hack
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2005 18:40:49 +0200

On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 16:09 +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:

> > Either autoconf should perform a clear cut, that is abandon caches
> > entirely,
> No, I don't want that.
> > which means autoconf will be totally incompatible to any
> > former version of autoconf
> _incompatible_ ?
> If I remove caching from AC_CHECK_PROG and AC_CHECK_TOOL, what
> _incompatibility_ would it cause?
> Would it break some documented behaviour?
Yes, caching. 

There exist packages which rely on sharing caches (some intentionally,
some unintentionally), there exist packages which are rely on preset
caches, and finally here is (which I have never used, and
don't actually know how it interacts with config.cache's)


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