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Re: Mangled argument vector choking on spaces?

From: Kip Warner
Subject: Re: Mangled argument vector choking on spaces?
Date: Thu, 01 Jan 2015 13:57:14 -0800

On Wed, 2014-12-31 at 12:02 -0500, David A. Wheeler wrote:
> They can do workarounds with symlinks, etc., to try to *hide* the reality, but
> since autoconf is supposed to do things *automatically*, that means that
> autoconf fails to do the one job it's supposed to do: automatic configuration.

Agreed. The whole purpose of autoconf is to help write portable scripts.
Paths with spaces in them, whether we like them or not, is often
uncontrollable and a fact of reality.

Kip Warner -- Senior Software Engineer
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