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Re: Quick divert() 2.13/2.6x portability macro

From: Rasmus Lerdorf
Subject: Re: Quick divert() 2.13/2.6x portability macro
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2009 09:47:39 -0800
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Eric Blake wrote:
> It appears that you are asking for a way to make all --help output appear
> in the same order in which you generate it, and to be able to intersperse
> text strings of your choosing in between strings generated by AC_ARG_WITH
> First, it looks like you need to use AC_PRESERVE_HELP_ORDER (added in
> 2.59c, so it will work for 2.65 but won't help you for 2.59 proper, but if
> that's the least of your worries, I can still help you with backporting it
> to 2.59 if you aren't willing to jump all the way to modern autoconf).

Aha.  If I get rid of all the divert() calls and add:


Things are looking sane.  That doesn't work in 2.13, of course, but I
guess it would be a lot simpler to just leave that for older versions
and force people to upgrade for newer ones.


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