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Re: Forbidden strings

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: Forbidden strings
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 06:50:52 -0800 (PST)

--- Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
> So, how about something like a special comment/macro stating what are
> the *words* that are allowed.  Something like
> m4_accept_literals([AR_FLAGS], [lt_cv_AR_FLAGS])
> then would just gather these guys, and say nothing about
> them.

Why not just prefix the reserved autoconf variables with a `_' character?  This
would be normal for vendor supplied tools and prevents user name space


Earnie Boyd

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