Hi Oswald,

(Duh. Can't get used to mailing lists that let you automatically reply to the poster...)

On Sun, 2004-08-22 at 15:07, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > How do I avoid this error with autoconf-2.57?
> > 
> the simple version is a hack like this:
> m4_ifdef([AS_HELP_STRING], , [m4_define([AS_HELP_STRING], m4_defn([AC_HELP_STRING]))])
> alternatively try this code that fixes some bracket quoting bugs; i hope
> the gnus merge it soon.
> m4_undefine([AS_HELP_STRING])
> m4_define([AS_HELP_STRING],
> [m4_pushdef([AS_Prefix], m4_default([$3], [                          ]))dnl
> m4_pushdef([AS_Prefix_Format],
>            [  %-]m4_eval(m4_len(AS_Prefix) + 1)[s ])dnl [  %-23s ]
> m4_text_wrap([$2], AS_Prefix, [m4_format(AS_Prefix_Format, [[[$1]]])])dnl
> m4_popdef([AS_Prefix_Format])dnl
> m4_popdef([AS_Prefix])dnl
> ])

Thanks for your answer. I'll have to look a little closer into this
before I can really understand this, so please excuse my ignorant

Would just replacing AS_HELP_STRING with AC_HELP_STRING cause any
undesired side effects (I mean for a vendor build, not in CVS)? There's
only that one occurence.


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