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Re: lynx-dev ***BUG in Autoconf--please report*** AC_DIVERT_HELP

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev ***BUG in Autoconf--please report*** AC_DIVERT_HELP
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 1998 22:14:08 -0500 (EST)

> Basically, yes.  I'm already saturated with being the Lynx wizard at 
> a couple sites; I'm loath to undertake the role of Autoconf wizard 
> because Lynx depends on unreleased Autoconf <HYPERBOLE> and, who knows, 
> M4 wizard because Autoconf depends on M4, and GCC wizard because you 
> need GCC to compile M4 and ... </HYPERBOLE> 

well - it's been quite a while since I submitted a patch for gcc
and I've not touched m4.

otoh, I don't know an easy fix for the autoconf script other than the
patches. (and they're pretty stable - dating from 1997).
> > to autoconf.  That's the simplest solution.  I'm using them for 
> > lynx, ncurses, tin and vile (as well as a number of configure scripts 
> > that technically don't need the patch). 
> >  
> I wish I had your fortitude, 

(so do I ;-)

> gil 

Thomas E. Dickey

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