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From Ben Pfaff <...@cs.stanford.edu>
Subject Re: AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM overwrites $@
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 13:55:02 GMT
Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:

> I too suspect that the apr macros should be fixed to not rely on $@,
> but this was a sudden and unannounced change in the Debian packages
> without a significant bump in the version number.  (Personally, I'd
> treat this as an API bump and increase version number and possibly
> package name similarly, but I guess not everybody'll agree with me
> there.)

The API is largely the same with a few small exceptions, this one
being one that we were unaware of in advance.  The other
exceptions are either very minor or not a problem if the advice
in the Autoconf manual is followed.
Ben Pfaff 
email: blp@cs.stanford.edu
web: http://benpfaff.org

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