Bug#372241: Bug#372179: marked as done (autoconf: AC_CANONICAL_SYSTEM overwrites $@)
Stepan Kasal <email@example.com> writes:
> I agree that we should document this limitation. I would document
> that any Autoconf macro can change the positional parameters.
That's what I did in the patch I installed yesterday
> There is only one question: should we make the commitment that
> AC_INIT leaves the parameters untached or not?
Yes (the patch yesterday says that).