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Re: Trouble with m4 on linux

From: Lawrence Velázquez
Subject: Re: Trouble with m4 on linux
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:10:47 -0400

> On Jul 29, 2020, at 9:02 PM, Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 7/29/20 7:30 PM, M.R.P. zensky wrote:
>> Hello I am trying to define a simple macro with m4 but get error messages. 
>> Does m4 need other software or options set to function?
> Sorry, my mind reading skills are on the fritz today ;)
> Please show what you typed, and the exact message you got.  Otherwise, we're 
> completely guessing as to what you did and why it triggered some unspecified 
> error.  In all likelihood, the problem is not a bug in m4 but a 
> misunderstanding on your part about how to use it.

Is it the same problem described on bug-m4 the other day?


> From: "M.R.P. zensky" <wintermute24x7@icloud.com>
> Subject: Trouble with m4 on linux
> Date: July 17, 2020 at 8:57:22 PM EDT
> To: bug-m4@gnu.org
> Hello I am on linux. M4 is installed. I try to define a macro in M4 by typing 
> M4 —define (test,Hello)  I just get the message “bash: syntax error near 
> unexpected token `(`   Do I need to install or setup some other program than 
> m4 for it to work? What am I doing wrong?


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