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Re: [CFT] Shell functionization patch (if you don't know what that means

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [CFT] Shell functionization patch (if you don't know what that means, it's faster Autoconf and leaner configure scripts)
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 04:52:43 -0600
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According to Paolo Bonzini on 10/16/2008 10:38 AM:
> Hi all, this is *the* patch to add shell functions to Autoconf at last.
> I am submitting it in one piece for testing, but I'm not really calling
> for review; for that, I'll submit it split in 12 pieces.  Also, the zsh
> issue has to be understood better (and could be a deal breaker, though I
> don't think so).
> But if you love using the bleeding edge of Autoconf, install the git
> master branch somewhere and throw the functionized Autoconf at it.  The
> patch applies on top of 2535dcc192d86c46478463049b2acb39f4856413.  Any
> Debian, Fedora or Gentoo mavens listening?

Heads up - with my recent patch to add AS_FUNCTION_DESCRIBE, there is a
build conflict where this patch uses the wrong argument ordering.  Either
Paolo or I will try and post an updated patch soon that applies against
git head.

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