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Re: configure.lineno?

From: Eric Sunshine
Subject: Re: configure.lineno?
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 19:46:37 -0500

On 06 Jan 2004 13:32:45 -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Eric Sunshine <address@hidden> writes:
> > > > The configure scripts generated by the newest versions of Autoconf
> > > > leave a configure.lineno file sitting around after running the
> > > > configure script.  Is this intentional?
> > Wouldn't a special debug mode be more suitable for that purpose?
> Fixing this in general won't be trivial, as the trap to remove
> temporary files (in _AC_INIT_PREPARE) is established after
> configure.lineno is created (in _AS_LINENO_PREPARE).  The two macros
> ought to be decoupled as much as possible, and this would couple them
> more.

I believe that we can use ac_clean_files to accomplish this without creating  
a tight coupling between the two macros.

> Anybody want to volunteer to write a patch?

I will take a stab at it since I am the one who complained about it.

-- ES

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