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Re: Error message doesn't say, "error"

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Error message doesn't say, "error"
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 09:16:58 -0800
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Bruce Korb <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 7:04 AM, Alfred M. Szmidt <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Which is exactly what AC_INIT does, it sets PACKAGE_VERSION,
>> PACKAGE_NAME and other such variables that should be used instead.
> Except that it cannot get propagated from there until configure time.
> I've found that too late and needed at bootstrap (pre-configure) time.
> Consequently, I think version stamping should be its own step.
> A step done at  bootstrap time.

You can run "autoconf -t 'AC_INIT:$2'" to get the version number
at bootstrap time.
Ben Pfaff 

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