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Re: status.m4: $INSTALL and quoting

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: status.m4: $INSTALL and quoting
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 13:32:36 +0100
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Hi Stepan,

* Stepan Kasal wrote on Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 01:24:12PM CET:
> using your fossile config.cache files, you ended up with
> > | INSTALL=''/usr/bin/install -c''
> in your config status.
> When searching for a victim to blame, you found:
> I tried to understand how this can be the cause of the problem, and I
> failed.

Oh.  Hmm.  Well.  Dunno, really.

> So I started hunting for another victim.

> export fool='ac_space= ' && ./configure -C
> Then ./config.cache contained:
> ac_cv_path_install=${ac_cv_path_install=''\''/usr/bin/install -c'\'''}
> So the natural question is: haven't you done something similar?

Not that I remember, no.  But your reasoning does make me believe I may
have reported a non-issue.  Thanks for checking this!  (If not, I guess
there will be somebody else to stumble over this, eventually.)

Cheers, and sorry for the noise and the unintended blame,

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