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patch #7317: ax_prefix_config_h.m4 doesn't work with dash due to echo with backslashes

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Wed 15 Sep 2010 09:21:01 PM UTC
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  Done
Assigned to:  simons Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Fri 17 Sep 2010 11:50:48 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Hi Harald,

your patch has been committed in [
c9d670b1d7f3d30780996f8ec1bdad2dd98b8592]. Thank you very much for the update!

Take care,

Peter Simons <simons>
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Wed 15 Sep 2010 09:21:01 PM UTC, original submission:  

The AX_PREFIX_CONFIG_H macro doesn't work with dash, the bug is already noted in the source file. As of autoconf 2.62, AS_ECHO can be used to print strings that may contain backslashes or look like options. This patch updates AX_PREFIX_CONFIG_H to use it.

The comment in the source file refers to $ECHO from libtool, but this requires libtool.m4 which is not part of autoconf, and AS_ECHO is. On the other hand, libtool.m4 (at least the one on my system) only requires autoconf 2.58 or higher, so depending on how much you value compatibility with older autoconf versions, that may be a better choice.



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file #21467:  ax_prefix_config_h.m4.diff added by None (3KiB - text/plain - ax_prefix_config_h.m4.diff)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2010-09-24 simons StatusReady For Test Done
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2010-09-17 simons StatusNone Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone simons
        Carbon-Copy- Added guido u. draheim
        Carbon-Copy- Added gerald point
    2010-09-15 None Attached File- Added ax_prefix_config_h.m4.diff, #21467

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