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FYI: Debian doc changes

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: FYI: Debian doc changes
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 15:34:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Index: ChangeLog
from  Akim Demaille  <address@hidden>

        * doc/autoconf.texi (Particular Programs): AC_PROG_LEX can
        override some files.
        (Input): AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR(aux) is a bad idea on DOS.
        From Debian Autoconf 2.58.

Index: doc/autoconf.texi
RCS file: /cvsroot/autoconf/autoconf/doc/autoconf.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.780
diff -u -u -r1.780 autoconf.texi
--- doc/autoconf.texi 24 Nov 2003 10:40:58 -0000 1.780
+++ doc/autoconf.texi 24 Nov 2003 14:30:39 -0000
@@ -1757,6 +1757,9 @@
 other auxiliary files.  It checks for @file{} also, but that
 name is obsolete because some @code{make} have a rule that creates
 @file{install} from it if there is no @file{Makefile}.
+The auxiliary directory should not be named @file{aux} for portability
+to MS-DOS, because the filename @file{aux} is reserved under MS-DOS.
 @end defmac
 Similarly, packages that use @command{aclocal} should declare where
@@ -3296,6 +3299,9 @@
 (indirectly) this macro twice, which will cause an annoying but benign
 address@hidden invoked multiple times'' warning.  Future versions
 of Automake will fix this issue; meanwhile, just ignore this message.
+As part of running the test, this macro may delete any file in the
+configuration directory named @file{lex.yy.c} or @file{lexyy.c}.
 @end defmac
 @defmac AC_PROG_LN_S

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