Re: Makefile and includes

On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 09:24:26PM -0500, Eric Gillespie, Jr. wrote:
> On Sun, 27 May 2001 10:12:35 +0000 (UTC),
> corsepiu faw uni-ulm de (Ralf Corsepius) said:
>     > Just a piece of advice: $(..) is a bash proprietary
>     > shell-construct.  As configure.ins are supposed to be
> Uh, no. That's POSIX sh, and is actually preferred, since you can
> nest it. Just try nesting the `foo` construct.

All true, but it's not recommended in autoconf scripts because it's not
portable to all shells under which the autotools packages can run. For
those cases (which Ralf was referring to) you should use the `...`
construct and work around having to nest things.


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