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Re: Bug in autoconf 2.53

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bug in autoconf 2.53
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 17:52:03 +0200
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Jens Krüger <address@hidden> writes:

|> The bug in the autoconf. I think autoconf should detect such errors in 
|> configure.(in|ac) scripts. 

Why?  It's not the purpose of autoconf to run a syntax check on its
input.  It would have to include a full Bourne shell interpreter.


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