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Re: Proposed gnulib renames

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Proposed gnulib renames
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 10:59:43 +0100
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Hi Paul,

Paul Eggert wrote:
> +       * Makefile.in (DOS-gnulib-comp.m4): New macro.

A Makefile macro with a minus sign in its name?! This is not portable
according to POSIX [1]:
  "Applications shall select macro names from the set of characters
   consisting solely of periods, underscores, digits, and alphabetics
   from the portable character set"
Likewise text is also in the autoconf documentation [2].


[1] http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/make.html

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