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Re: [Nmh-workers] Patch: backup prefix assumption corrections

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Patch: backup prefix assumption corrections
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:35:39 -0400

>I made those changes, but then ran into a problem. If you set
>--with-backup-prefix to soemthing in a pound sign e.g; .# or #
>...things blow up Makefile.am does not seem to have any facility
>for escaping interpolated values, and apparently pounds signs
>aren't portable in Makefile variable values anyhow.
>  http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/automake/2011-08/msg00023.html

Ah, crud.  I didn't know that.  I guess that won't work, will it?
Let me think about this more; we'll have to come up with something better.


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