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Re: [Bug-gnulib] Autoconf and differences between GNU getopt and OpenBSD


From: Alexander Taler
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] Autoconf and differences between GNU getopt and OpenBSD getopt
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 23:31:48 -0400

>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:
  Paul> Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 21:16:05 -0700

  Paul> Alexander Taler <address@hidden> writes:

  >> Since this behaviour has shipped in OpenBSD 3.5, I guess adding a test to
  >> autoconf is the correct thing to do.

  Paul> I'm a little puzzled here, since you emailed your suggestion to
  Paul> bug-gnulib.  My impression is that gnulib's gl_GETOPT macro will detect
  Paul> incompatibilities in the OpenBSD 3.5 implementation, and will refuse to
  Paul> use it, so you shouldn't have this problem if you use the gnulib getopt
  Paul> module.  This was fixed in gnulib on August 12.  If I'm wrong please
  Paul> let bug-gnulib know more details about the problem.

Great!  I guess all that needs to be done is bring the latest
changes over to CVS.  I guess Derek will take care of that.

Alex

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