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Re: Spurious error from autoheader

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Spurious error from autoheader
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 21:19:44 +0200
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Stepan Kasal <address@hidden> writes:

> AC_AIX is an alias for AC_USE_SYSTEM_EXTENSIONS these days.

That aliasing (also for AC_MINIX) has created quite a few backward
compatibility problems.  Perhaps it wasn't such a good idea in the first

> An easy fix is to remove AC_DEFINE(__EXTENSIONS_, ...) from
> configure.ac, AC_USE_SYSTEM_EXTENSIONS takes care about it.

The snippet is taken from the python configure script.  The Python devs
would probably want to stay compatible with earlier versions of


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