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Re: Multi-line output variables appear incorrectly in config.log

From: Daniel Richard G.
Subject: Re: Multi-line output variables appear incorrectly in config.log
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:18:13 -0400

On Mon, 2011 Aug 15 14:06-0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> To be expected - multiline output is being sorted literally, with no
> way to escape the newlines into something that keeps the ultimate
> assignment located within a single line within the config.log output.

I don't see a need to keep the value on a single line. The output could
just as reasonably be


Sorting the list with the values already present appears to me to be the
problem; that makes an assumption that multi-line values break.


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