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Re: Improve AC_CACHE_VAL

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Improve AC_CACHE_VAL
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 19:56:46 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

* Paolo Bonzini wrote on Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 06:04:01PM CET:
> But it makes them confusing.  I really dislike this patch.  Isuggest
> instead including macros for
>   exec AS_MESSAGE_FD([])>/dev/null
> and
>   test "$silent" != yes && exec AS_MESSAGE_FD([])>&1

For what it's worth, I tend to agree to this, even if fd operations are
typically a bit expensive.  Needs checking though whether AS_MESSAGE_FD
and fd 1 are the same thing for all users of m4sh (I'm guessing that
this merits generalization to m4sh  ;-)


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