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Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: AC_INIT translates PACKAGE to lower case
Date: 04 Feb 2002 10:29:22 +0100
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:
Tom> Automake used PACKAGE with a specific meaning for years.  It is
Tom> unfortunate that Autoconf has chosen to use the same name with a
Tom> different meaning.  But I don't wish to belabor this point.

Tom> Of course, it would be idiotic for me to belabor this point,
Tom> since it is factually incorrect.  Autoconf doesn't define PACKAGE
Tom> at all.

Tom> If we elect not to do this then we must add a warning to the
Tom> manual saying that the obvious change is incorrect.

Tom> I think I'll do this.  Plus I'll have the PACKAGE define use

That has been the goal since the origin.

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