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Re: [PATCH] Fix minor inconsistency in documentation of AC_{LINK, RUN}_I

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix minor inconsistency in documentation of AC_{LINK, RUN}_IFELSE.
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 09:22:54 -0600
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On 05/25/2010 09:15 AM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> A nitpicking consistency patch.
> * doc/autoconf.texi (Runtime) <AC_RUN_IFELSE>: Suggest to use
> `./conftest$ac_exeext' rather than `./conftest$EXEEXT' to run
> the compiled program.  This is done for consistency with the
> documentation of AC_LINK_IFELSE.

I'd actually rather go the other way - it is better to document external
variables like $EXEEXT than to expose internal details like $ac_exeext;
so it seems like AC_LINK_IFELSE should be the subject of the patch.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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