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Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case
Date: 30 Jan 2002 18:21:07 -0700

>>>>> "Akim" == Akim Demaille <address@hidden> writes:

Ralf> If using the new AC_INIT and AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE syntax, PACKAGE
Ralf> gets translated to lower case letters. - Why this change?

Akim> Because that's the case for most packages.

I think the underlying question is, why does autoconf make this change
at all?  Why not let the user write what he intends, and then just
respect it?  I confess I don't understand the rationale here.


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