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Re: [patch] parted.m4

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: [patch] parted.m4
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 10:09:09 +1000
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On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 01:38:24AM +0200, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 12:54:37AM +0200, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > This updates the parted.m4 file.  It fixes a few bugs (quoting), checks
> > for all libraries required and changes the name of the function to
> > something more standard.
> A couple small problems with that.  One more time:
> 2001-08-21  Neal H Walfield  <address@hidden>
>       * parted.m4 (GNU_CHECK_PARTED):  Renamed from GNU_CHECK_PARTED.

I presume you mean "from AC_CHECK_PARTED" ;)

>       There are only two resevered autoconf namespaces: AC_* and AM_*;
>       avoid them.
>       Be more verbose when printing error messages.

GNU seems to be a strange namespace to use.  What do "non-affiliated"
projects use?  Why should parted share a namespace with emacs (and
not apache)?  That said, I can't think of anything better *shrug*.

Perhaps the autoconf ppl should set a standard, like USER_*?


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