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Re: aclocal 1.8 no longer loads overridden macros

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: aclocal 1.8 no longer loads overridden macros
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 18:07:45 +0100
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Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:

> I think we can't do anything about this in aclocal, apart from
> documenting this new incompatibility.  Since we are obviously
> relying on --trace more and more, maybe we should prohibit all
> macros that can affect the trace attribute.

I agree.

> Is undefine() the sole such macro, or are there others?

traceoff(), obviously, but otherwise those two seem to be the only ones.

> Are there cases where undefine() is needed?  It seems
> superfluous in m4/search-libs.m4.

Yes, looks like.


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