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Re: AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM overwrites $@

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM overwrites $@
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 06:55:02 -0700
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Tollef Fog Heen <address@hidden> writes:

> I too suspect that the apr macros should be fixed to not rely on $@,
> but this was a sudden and unannounced change in the Debian packages
> without a significant bump in the version number.  (Personally, I'd
> treat this as an API bump and increase version number and possibly
> package name similarly, but I guess not everybody'll agree with me
> there.)

The API is largely the same with a few small exceptions, this one
being one that we were unaware of in advance.  The other
exceptions are either very minor or not a problem if the advice
in the Autoconf manual is followed.
Ben Pfaff 
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