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Re: 1.10a instspc.test failure

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: 1.10a instspc.test failure
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 19:49:12 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

[ bug-autoconf dropped ]

* Paul Eggert wrote on Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 06:44:44PM CET:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
> > -is called.  The value can contain newlines.
> > +is called.  The value can contain all ASCII characters except for
> > +the @code{NUL} character and carriage return; newline is ok to use.
> If we can assume POSIX conformance with a reasonable C locale, the
> value should be able to contain any non-NUL character.  There might be
> a line length limit, but that's a different issue.
> So I'd rather not document the problem with carriage return as a
> feature of Autoconf.

Fine with me.  I have a patch cooking to fix carriage return.  But to
fix non-ASCII, I think gawk needs a patch, too...

I'll report back when I have more.  Thanks for the review.


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