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Re: misleading documentation

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: misleading documentation
Date: 20 Jul 2001 10:19:10 +0200
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>>>>> "Werner" == Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:

Werner> The documentation in section `Particular Type Checks' is very
Werner> misleading.  It *must* be mentioned IMHO that the old form of
Werner> AC_CHECK_TYPE is used in the `Equivalent to...' examples.
Werner> Even better, it should be replaced with code written in the
Werner> new syntax.

You're right, thanks!

Werner> Another not-optimal example is

Werner>   AC_CHECK_TYPES([unsigned long long, uintmax_t])

Werner> in the documentation of AC_CHECK_TYPES.  The test for
Werner> `uintmax_t' will fail normally if you don't include stdint.h
Werner> (please correct me if I'm wrong).

stdint.h is a default header, so it is checked for, and included.

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