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Re: autoconf 2.63b: wrong macro expansion order

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: autoconf 2.63b: wrong macro expansion order
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 06:57:42 -0600
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According to Eric Blake on 4/10/2009 2:50 PM:
>>> are expected to be completely equivalent.
>> Unfortunately, that expectation is wrong, because of the existence of
>> AC_REQUIRE.  At this point, I think the only thing I can do is add some
>> documentation, in three places:
> Or even in four.  Any comments on this proposed patch?  Especially for the
> 'Required Before Expanded' node - we want to make sure it reads easily
> enough to point other users to that node when they encounter problems.  I
> stand by my ground that we really did fix an eight-year-old bug, but I am
> also aware that we haven't heard the last from packages that happened to
> be successfully exploiting the bug and which will need help in fixing
> their code to be more robust.

I've pushed this patch.

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