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Re: fyi-ac-arg-var.patch

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: fyi-ac-arg-var.patch
Date: 17 Jun 2001 18:59:11 -0300
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On Jun 17, 2001, Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:

> +# So we check that `ac_env_' and `ac_cv_env_' are consistant.  But if
> +# they aren't, be sure to update the `ac_cv_env_' values with the
> +# `ac_env_' ones, otherwise, we would save again the old values in the
> +# cache.

And why would this be wrong?  I mean, the cached test results are
consistent with the cached environment variables values.  If you just
modify the cached env vars, you're creating an inconsistent cache.  I
strongly disagree with this change.

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