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Re: [PATCH] {msvc} Regenerate with autoconf 2.67

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH] {msvc} Regenerate with autoconf 2.67
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:17:38 -0600
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[dropping all but bug-autoconf]

On 09/15/2010 09:15 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
[adding bug-autoconf]

On 09/15/2010 09:13 AM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
Ouch! On my Debian box, I had to build my own autoconf 2.67 from sources
to use with automake, since at least this chunk of the debian patch:

--- autoconf-2.67.orig/lib/m4sugar/m4sh.m4
+++ autoconf-2.67/lib/m4sugar/m4sh.m4
@@ -843,7 +843,7 @@
[m4_divert_text([M4SH-INIT-FN], [_AS_ERROR_PREPARE[]])])],
[as_fn_error m4_default([$2], [$?])

How nice of Debian to not tell upstream about the issue :(

Does anyone know which Debian bug this patch is supposed to address? And, is there any reason why:


instead of inserting a spurious space wasn't chosen as a way to patch things?

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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