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From: Akim Demaille
Date: 19 Sep 2001 16:51:50 +0200
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>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Van Holder <address@hidden> writes:

>> Don't you need an AC_REQUIRE([AC_PROG_LN_S])?
Tim> Yup - I originally checked against $as_ln_s, but remembered
Tim> Akim's "Don't use internal variables, Luke".  

:) :) :)

The real words are ``never use internal variables in any other project
than Autoconf itself, and as much as possible, when people might
depend on some result, make it public, i.e., non ac_''.

Tim> So I changed it to $LN_S, but forgot that was only substituted if
Tim> AC_PROG_LN_S is invoked (does that make sense, btw?  we always
Tim> compute it, so why don't we substitute it too?)

If we do compute it systematically, please, indeed, get rid of
ac_ln_s.  If not, I would not be against computing it anyway.

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