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From Enrico Weigelt <weig...@metux.de>
Subject Re: autoshit addiction [WAS: [PATCH] fixing broken gnu ld (mis)detection problem]
Date Tue, 14 Dec 2004 18:06:08 GMT
* Patrick Welche <prlw1@newn.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

<snip>

> Does this mean the following macro should appear somewhere in
> httpd's configury?
> 
>  -- Macro: AC_PROG_EGREP
>      Check whether `$GREP -E' works, or else search the user's `PATH'
>      for `egrep', and `gegrep', in that order, and set output variable
>      `EGREP' to the one that accepts the longest input lines.

partially.
we could check if egrep is working with extended regex. 

trying to detect the right grep command and setting up an variable 
wouldn't help much, since the rest of the autoconf stuff simply 
doesn't use it. i had exactly this problem in a couple of other packages.


cu
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