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Re: "The `-a', `-o', `(', and `)' operands are not portable": please cla

From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: Re: "The `-a', `-o', `(', and `)' operands are not portable": please clarify
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 15:30:20 +0100

2009/8/7 Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden>:
>> Are you thinking of dash? As far as I can see, this has been
>> discussed, and there has not been a release since then (June 13,
>> 2008):
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/address@hidden/msg00058.html
>> Maybe it's worth a ping to the dash maintainers...
> Yes...

Is that a "yes I'll do it"? I'm happy to otherwise, pointing them at
this thread, but I imagine it would have more effect from an autoconf

> I hate to say "patches are welcome", but I have to.  I'm too busy at the
> moment, which is something I also hate to say because everybody is.

I am, as I said, happy to help. I would appreciate some guidance, in
the shape of knowing what the autoconf maintainers think is lacking in
terms of M4sh documentation. Otherwise, I'll just take what you wrote
in the last email and try to work it into a patch for autoconf.texi.

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