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Re: 02-lineno.patch

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: 02-lineno.patch
Date: 29 Sep 2001 17:24:18 +0200
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>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Van Holder <address@hidden> writes:

>> - exec ${SHELL-/bin/sh} ./$as_me.lineno + exec ${SHELL-/bin/sh}
>> ./$as_me.lineno ${1+"address@hidden"}

Tim> I think $@ will need to be protected against further expansion,
Tim> the way configure does for its arguments so they can be safely
Tim> passed to sub-configures (escape shell metachars).

Hm... Are you sure?  Is the semantics of "$@" that broken?  Autoconf
plays tricks with *other* variables to do that, that may be the actual
origin of the escaping you are referring to.

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