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Re: recording flags specified to configure scripts

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: recording flags specified to configure scripts
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 03:38:50 -0400
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On Tuesday 10 March 2009 03:18:26 Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * Mike Frysinger wrote on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 08:01:49AM CET:
> > i like to record the flags used when running `./configure` to be shown
> > when running --version info with programs.
> Undocumented (so watch out when updating Autoconf), but:
>   eval "$ac_configure_args"

thanks, that works for me (autoconf-2.63).  i can add a small sanity check in 
case things change.

> should provide you with what you need.  Some unneeded things are
> stripped out (--silent, --no-create, --no-recursion).

yeah, those options dont matter for my needs

> I suppose Autoconf could provide a macro to access this variable
> which we could then document.

i'd certainly use it

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