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Re: [PATCH] Make AC_COMPUTE_INT public

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make AC_COMPUTE_INT public
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 18:06:38 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

* Paul Eggert wrote on Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 10:34:44PM CEST:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
> > I guess if any of the other developers have a problem with this,
> > they will speak up.  ;-)
> I have a problem with the change.  The public AC_COMPUTE_INT macro
> should use AC_MSG_CHECKING and AC_MSG_RESULT to announce what it's
> doing.  Arguably, it should also cache the value of VARIABLE.

Agreed, on both counts.

> Also, the change has a comment that's missing a '#' at the start.

Ouch.  Thanks for catching that.

> I dunno, it seems a bit last-minute, if you really want to publish
> Autoconf 2.60 soon.  I'd say we should wait on this until after 2.60
> comes out.

OK, two votes against seems plenty to me.  Sorry, Paolo.
And yes, I really want to publish 2.60 soon.  Very very soon.
(If only people stopped reporting bugs... just kidding ;-)


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