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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] configure: preserve various environment vari

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] configure: preserve various environment variables in config.status
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 22:16:26 +0100

On 4 September 2018 at 17:21, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> I still find it odd
> that we aren't precisely mirroring the (nice!) semantics that autoconf users
> have come to rely on

I think that's more the result of (a) most people don't know the
details of the autoconf semantics and (b) configure works well-enough
that nobody spends more time messing with it than they need to. I think
as an aspiration "behave like an autoconf configure script" is
probably a sensible goal.

-- PMM

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