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INSTALL wording tightened up a bit

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: INSTALL wording tightened up a bit
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 00:02:09 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

The INSTALL wording mentioned Autoconf 2.60 and made a promise; I'd
rather not make promises and 2.60 is not the only Autoconf with the
problem.  I installed this to tighten things up a bit.

2006-02-12  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>

        * doc/install.texi (Defining Variables): Tighten up the
        CONFIG_SHELL wording.

--- doc/install.texi    4 Feb 2006 14:10:46 -0000       1.45
+++ doc/install.texi    13 Feb 2006 07:59:10 -0000      1.46
@@ -5,8 +5,8 @@
 @unnumbered Installation Instructions
-Copyright @copyright{} 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005
-Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+Copyright @copyright{} 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004,
+2005, 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 This file is free documentation; the Free Software Foundation gives
 unlimited permission to copy, distribute and modify it.
@@ -228,24 +228,14 @@ causes the specified @command{gcc} to be
 overridden in the site shell script).
-Unfortunately, there is a bug in Autoconf 2.60: the command
-/bin/bash ./configure CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash
address@hidden example
-doesn't work as it should.  A possible workaround is to set the variable in
-the environment, too:
+Unfortunately, this technique does not work for @env{CONFIG_SHELL} due
+to an Autoconf bug.  Until the bug is fixed you can use this
 CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash /bin/bash ./configure CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/bash
 @end example
-This problem will be fixed in a future release of Autoconf.
 @node configure Invocation
 @section @command{configure} Invocation

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