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

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix minor inconsistency in documentation of AC_{LINK, RUN}_IFELSE.
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 18:20:08 +0200
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At Tuesday 25 May 2010, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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.
And AC_COMPILE_IFELSE too, since its documentation mentions 

I think I can amend the patch this evening, if that's ok for you.


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