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Re: cross-compilation guesses (5)

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: cross-compilation guesses (5)
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 23:17:34 +0200
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Jim Meyering wrote:
> However, I would find the above code easier to read if it were
> written on fewer lines:
>     case "$host_os" in
>       *-gnu*) $1 ;; # Guess yes on glibc systems.
>       *)      $2 ;; # If we don't know, assume the worst.
>     esac

Will it also work if $1 or $2 contains an m4 comment (dnl something)
or ends in a shell comment (# something)?

Also, I like to put comments about statements before the statements,
not afterwards.


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