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Re: TRANSFORM = s,x,x,

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: TRANSFORM = s,x,x,
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 11:34:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, 14 Nov 2021 09:52:48 +0100 Kévin Le Gouguec <> 

> Hongyi Zhao <> writes:
>> Any hints for this problem?
> Not sure about actual use-cases, but if you dig into, you'll
> see that TRANSFORM is set from program_transform_name.  Jumping into the
> configure script, this seems to be set only when --program-prefix or
> --program-suffix are provided.
> No idea if this is generic autotools stuff, and/or if this is relevant
> to Emacs 🤷

It's from autoconf and seems to be intended for cross-compilation and
installing multiple versions, see e.g.

Steve Berman

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