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Re: [patch] 2.58: Absolute paths no longer such

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: [patch] 2.58: Absolute paths no longer such
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 08:27:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

 > Hello,

 >  As of autoconf 2.58, the abs_* variables documented as set to respective
 > absolute paths are no longer set thus -- they contain relative paths which
 > leads to software breaking.  I've tracked it down to AS_SET_CATFILE that
 > contains code that used to be in _AC_SRCPATHS in 2.57.  With the move the
 > code was changed not to do a `cd <dir>; pwd' sequence anymore so if a
 > relative path is passed as input, a relative one is output as well.

 >  Here is a proposed fix -- the sequence as above is restored, after 
 > assuring the directory exists.  Please apply.

 > 2003-11-15  Maciej W. Rozycki  <address@hidden>

 >      * lib/m4sugar/m4sh.m4 (AS_SET_CATFILE): Create the handled 
 >      directory and change to it to retrieve its absolute path.

Thx, this is fixed in Autoconf 2.59, which is expected to be available
very soon.

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