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Re: Getting web content past distcheck

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Getting web content past distcheck
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 07:44:50 +0200
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On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 11:21:18AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 10:13, address@hidden wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 06:26:20AM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > Isn't it ${WEBDIR:-\$(pkgdatadir)}?
> >                 ^^^
> Well, ${VAR-VALUE} is correct.

(*blush*) Thanks for the insight, Ralf

> > How portable are such constructs (I mean ${...:...}?
> > Are they OK under the Autoconf `portable shell' ideal?
> I don't know. IIRC, there is a section on this topic in
> In general, I'd recommend to avoid all of them whenever possible
> (Probably except of ${VAR-VALUE}, because otherwise autoconf would not
> work at all)

-- tomás

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