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Re: [Fwd: libtool AC_ARG_WITH and autoconf 2.59]

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: [Fwd: libtool AC_ARG_WITH and autoconf 2.59]
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 14:02:38 +0200
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On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 03:23:59AM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> >no there is no documented way to change this.  I think I could relatively
> >easily design a hack which would merge the two groups again, but there
> >would be no guarantee that the hack won't break with future version.
> It seems pretty simple to combine them back; replace HELP_ENABLE/HELP_WITH
> with a single HELP_OPTIONS and the problem is gone.

Yes, merging the two diversions is the hack I had in mind.  You can do
something similar from your

> Was there any particular benefit to splitting them apart in the first 
> place?

I believe that the authors hoped that the list of options will be more
readable if the huge pile is divided according to type.
I think that if we accepted your patch, other people would complain.

Sorry, I see no straightforward fix,

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