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Re: [PATCH 0/2] use AM_TESTS_ENVIRONMENT Automake variable

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] use AM_TESTS_ENVIRONMENT Automake variable
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2016 18:18:47 +0100
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On 02/07/16 20:50, Mathieu Lirzin wrote:
> ping
> Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello,
>> Since 2011 Automake TESTS_ENVIRONMENT variable is reserved for the
>> user unless the “older (and discouraged) serial test harness” is used.
>> See:
>> https://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/automake.html#index-AM_005fTESTS_005fENVIRONMENT
>> The first patch makes use of the new AM_TESTS_ENVIRONMENT
>> developer-reserved variable, and the second one adds a ‘syntax-check’
>> to ensure no rule to preach the good news!  ;)
>> Thanks,

The patch looks correct but what about backwards compat?
The DEPENDENCIES files lists automake 1.9.6 (2005) as a dependency.
Should we increase that? Maybe.
Should we increase that for this? Probably not.


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