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Re: Autoconf <-> CVS M4 interactions

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Autoconf <-> CVS M4 interactions
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 21:51:25 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

Hi Eric,

* Eric Blake wrote on Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 09:36:41PM CEST:
> > 
> > M4 upgrade scenario:

> Indeed, I will not allow CVS M4 to be released as m4-2.0 until I am
> satisfied that this very scenario works without regressions

Good.  Well, my testing then has two results: one bug in Autoconf and...

> >     * bin/autoupdate.in (handle_autoconf_macros): Do not
> >     _au__undefine the builtins that aren't defined, before restoring
> >     the original ones.  Fixes warnings issues by CVS M4.
> That is safe, but I'd rather figure out the underlying cause of why
> CVS m4 is not defining builtins in the first place.

...one likely bug in CVS m4.  Sounds to me like we should rather not
apply this second patch: exposing a potential issue is better than
hiding it; after all, those were only warnings, and only for a not-so-
often used tool.


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