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Re: CVS autoconf testsuite failure on Tru64 unix

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: CVS autoconf testsuite failure on Tru64 unix
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 14:19:38 -0800
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Noah Misch <address@hidden> writes:

> Now wait!  Only two Autoconf tests use constructs that look like
> `${...}', and only one of those actually expands the parameter; the
> other is single-quoted and yields the syntax error that began this
> discussion.  It would not be harmful to disable shell tracing for
> all such tests.  Yes, that will be _so_ much cleaner.  I'll post a
> patch separately.

Thanks.  Also, thanks for explaining the issue about testsuite -x; I
understand things much better now, at least at the top level.  Perhaps
that explanation should be put into a comment, somewhere in your new

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