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Re: Make AX_DEFINE_DIR obsolete?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Make AX_DEFINE_DIR obsolete?
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 15:30:57 -0600
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On 09/16/2011 03:28 PM, Reuben Thomas wrote:
On 16 September 2011 22:27, Eric Blake<address@hidden>  wrote:

I'd keep this as:

Use @code{AC_DEFINE} but have @command{configure} compute the literal
value of @code{datadir} and others.

This solution does not conform to the GNU Coding Standards.

that is, just remove the mention of the obsolete archive macro.

Why document a solution that is non-GCS compliant when there are
GCS-compliant solutions?

For teaching purposes. Look at the context - this is part of a larger list of @items, each giving pros and cons about potential solutions, before settling on WHY we picked the last bullet as our preferred solution.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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