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From: Albert Chin-A-Young
Subject: Re: AC_PROG_SED
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 15:48:44 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 10:00:30PM +0100, Tim Van Holder wrote:
> >     Now I'd like to add it's use to Libtool ASAP,
> > but there is the problem of AC_PROG_SED not being
> > available until this code is released, or requiring
> > a CVS version of autoconf (which I'd prefer to not do).
> > I was thinking that I would tack on LT_ to the macro name
> > (after expanding post-2.50 Autoconf macros in it), add it to Libtool,
> > and then when AC_PROG_SED is available in a released version
> > of Autoconf, remove my private copy.  Does that sound sane?
> I suppose so, yes.
> Is there a way in autoconf 2.50 to say something like
> ifdef([AC_FOO], AC_FOO,
> [# else: my own version
> ...
> ])
> )
> ?
> That way, the LT_ version would simply DTRT with any version of
> autoconf.

I wouldn't worry about it. I'd use LT_PROG_SED until some future date
when it would be abandoned. No harm in keeping it local.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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