Re: autoconf weirdness
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I am trying to update configure in shellutils-2.0.11 with
> the woody version of autoconf.
> First I had to rename instances of AC_SHELL_IFELSE to AS_IF.
> However, now I get this weird first few lines:
> --- cut ---
> #! /bin/sh
> # Guess values for system-dependent variables and create Makefiles.
> # Generated by GNU Autoconf 2.53.
> # Copyright 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
> # Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> # This configure script is free software; the Free Software Foundation
> # gives unlimited permission to copy, distribute and modify it.
> ECHO_N= ECHO_C='
> ' ECHO_T=' ' ;;
> *c*,* ) ECHO_N=-n ECHO_C= ECHO_T= ;;
It almost looks like you invoked an Autoconf macro that swallowed
a lot of input text. What is in your configure.in (or
Are you using Autoconf 2.13 or 2.53?
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