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Re: format and eval

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: format and eval
Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2007 14:44:40 +0000

Hi Eric,

On Sat, 06 Jan 2007 12:52:50 -0700, "Eric Blake" <address@hidden> said:
> I'm not sure if any
> existing m4 scripts depended on this undocumented behavior.  If you think
> it wise, I could do a followup patch to edit the branch to issue a
> warning
> but still perform the equality test, rather than this patch's behavior of
> treating = as a hard error.

Yes, we should not introduce regressions in a maintenance release.  HEAD
on the other hand is free to DTRT.

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