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Re: Warnings for excessive macro arguments

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Warnings for excessive macro arguments
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 21:20:21 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-04-22)

* Yavor Doganov wrote on Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 09:10:49PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > Let's use a specific example:
> > 
> >   AC_INIT([Pkg], [1.0], [bug], [pkg], [website])
> > 
> > Do you think that 'autoconf-2.63 -Wall -Werror' should have errored out
> > for the website argument?
> Of course it should not and it would not error out.  2.63 is history,
> so there's no way a hypothetical feature we're discussing now to be
> available there

It was meant as an example of the kind of changes that can happen again
in the future, and that, had the excessive-argument-warning been
implemented in 2.63, would have caused an error with the above
invocation, thus an incompatible change.  I don't suggest backporting


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