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Re: AC_INIT regression

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: AC_INIT regression
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 09:45:05 +0200

> Well, in the sense that Eric's patch series before 2.66 was not intended
> to stricten semantics, it is a regression.  In the sense of saving the
> innocent user of common setups where PACKAGE and VERSION _are_ reused in
> places outside Autoconf (e.g., Automake) or even just outside of here-
> douments, the unintended semantic change certainly was an improvement.

Exactly.  I think it's not too bad to _document_ the change and apply
this patch for 2.68 or 2.69 if we get many complaints (which I doubt
we'll get).


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