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Re: "The `-a', `-o', `(', and `)' operands are not portable": please cla

From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: Re: "The `-a', `-o', `(', and `)' operands are not portable": please clarify
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 01:37:23 +0100

2009/8/7 Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden>:
> AS_INIT ensures that you can define shell functions normally using
>  foo () {
>    # body
>  }
> Alternatively, there is AS_REQUIRE_SHELL_FN that provides a way to define
> shell functions from within a m4 macro,

So when should one use AS_INIT, and when should one prefer AS_REQUIRE _SHELL_FN?

Other than that question, I'm ready to work up a patch for
automake.texi to clarify the documentation of M4sh a bit.

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