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Re: GNU m4

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: GNU m4
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 16:19:05 +0000
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Sorry for the late reply, I am a busy guy these days... Cc:ing the lists for

Apart from general tidying of the code  (which is always welcome), the only
major thing that is holding back a release is integration of snprintfv for the
format code... unfortunately that requires finishing the glibc compatible
rewrite of snprintfv, and figuring out how to get libltdl to interact between
snprintfv specifier modules and M4 builtin modules.

If you have any success with any of those things we would be delighted to hear
from you.


On Sun, Mar 03, 2002 at 10:44:37PM +0100, Dave wrote:
> Hi,
> there has not been much new in m4 development for a long time.
> I was busy with school. Now I can give some time to m4.
> The main reason is that I finally solved the problem with bootstrapping.
> Autom4te is a perl script and I had perl v 5.005 installed (problem
> was on loading autom4te.cache/requests, the script did not find
> the file). With perl v5.6.1 autom4te works fine.
> bye
> David Sterba

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