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Re: 2.63b autotest vs. bison testsuite

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: 2.63b autotest vs. bison testsuite
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 19:44:22 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hi Eric,

* Eric Blake wrote on Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 04:54:21PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf.Wildenhues <at>> writes:
> > > I'm thinking of applying this series; any problems?
> > 
> > The first (very minor) one that I see is that your log messages are not
> > verbose enough for me to follow.  For example, this:
> Addressed in the refactored series, shown below.  I'll wait a couple more 
> hours 
> for any other comments.

Looks good to me.  Thanks!

> > Bummer we're moving away from using AC_DEFUN, AU_DEFUN, and autoupdate,
> > in favor of m4_* nowadays.  
> AC_DEFUN won't work (this is the autotest language of autom4te, but AC_DEFUN 
> is 
> in the autoconf language).  Does anyone really use AU_DEFUN on autotest?

Can't imagine anyone doing it.  My comment was more of a "wouldn't it be
nice if ...", but luckily, there is no real need for autoupdating
autotest sources.  We should try hard to keep it (the lack of need) that

> At 
> any rate, I'm not even sure autoupdate knows how to interact with the 
> autotest 
> language.  So for this particular obsoletion, m4_define is the only method 
> available.



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