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Re: Recent change to xfns.c breaks compilation


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Recent change to xfns.c breaks compilation
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 13:15:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

|> However, someone introduced some strange square brackets whose meaning
|> I don't understand.

These are the quotes in autoconf.

|> Emacs can't find what they match.

That's because of the parens in the case patterns.  POSIX shells also
accept `(...)' for case patterns, but I don't think the Bourne Shell does.

|> Was that a fix for this bug?

Yes.

Andreas.

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