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Re: autoconf-2.65 on UnixWare 7.1.4

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: autoconf-2.65 on UnixWare 7.1.4
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 18:13:16 -0700
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 1/18/2010 12:29 PM:
> Anyway, the failure of 211 is easy, and due to 'false' exiting 255 on
> your system rather than 1 (which is documented in autoconf.texi).
> Please confirm that the patch below fixes the issue; the test addition
> is to ensure the respective code path for $srcdir != '.' is covered as
> well.
> Thanks,
> Ralf
>     config.status: consistent exit status with nonexistent config file input.
>     * lib/autoconf/status.m4 (_AC_OUTPUT_MAIN_LOOP): Ensure we
>     exit with status 1 rather than with that of 'false', for
>     reproducibility.
>     * tests/ (Missing templates): Also test code path
>     for $srcdir != '.'.
>     Report by Tim Rice.

This, and the followup to use AS_EXIT([1]), look like obvious improvements
to me; go ahead and apply, and thanks for continuing to look into this.

Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!

Eric Blake             address@hidden

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