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Re: Remove the rest of the comment from _AC_CACHE_DUMP

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Remove the rest of the comment from _AC_CACHE_DUMP
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 09:39:42 +0200
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* Paul Eggert wrote on Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 09:31:56AM CEST:
> Noah Misch <address@hidden> writes:
> >> -      echo
> >> -      sed "/^$/d" confdefs.h | sort
> >> +      sort -u confdefs.h
> >
> > What is the idea behind this change?  `sort -u FOO' behaves rather 
> > differently
> > from `echo; sed '/^$/d' FOO | sort', no?
> It behaves identically, if the input contains any blank lines and the
> non-blank lines have no duplicates, which surely is the case here.
> This is because the empty line sorts before all other lines.

Note that this sorting business makes AC_C_INLINE output:

|     cat >>confdefs.h <<_ACEOF
| #ifndef __cplusplus
| #define inline $ac_val
| #endif

clutter somewhat.  Oh well.  I guess we should be happy that it
doesn't happen in the AC_CONFIG_HEADERS file.


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