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Re: libtool support for hosts with strict "grep", "test"

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: libtool support for hosts with strict "grep", "test"
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 08:47:16 +0200
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>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

 Paul> In
 Paul> <http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/libtool-patches/2003-07/msg00006.html>
 Paul> you write:
 >> When the installed libtool.m4 contains this code, aclocal will
 >> detect the AC_DEFUNition of AC_PROG_EGREP and include a copy of
 >> libtool.m4 in any project using AC_PROG_EGREP.

 Paul> Does this actually break anything?  


 Paul> If it merely results in a too-large aclocal.m4 and/or
 Paul> configure that'd be OK, at least for now.

That, and it also generates spurious changes to aclocal.m4 when
people working on a project (that uses AC_PROG_EGREP but not
Libtool) do not all have this version of Libtool installed.

 >> BTW, when will Libtool stop supporting Autoconf < 2.54 ?

 Paul> That would be the simplest fix, yes.

hear, hear
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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