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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Alexandre Oliva" <oliva AT lsd DOT ic DOT unicamp DOT br>
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Subject: Re: updated win32 macro
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 20:04:24 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Alexandre Oliva" <oliva AT lsd DOT ic DOT unicamp DOT br>
To: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2001 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: updated win32 macro


> On Mar 14, 2001, "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
wrote:
>
> >     version 2.. returns true/false now. I've also updated te sample
code
> > to reflect this
>
> Better use `:' instead of `true'.  I'm not sure `:' is more portable,
> but at least it's a built-in in more shells than `true'.

Ok, will do.

> I suggest separating `test for features and display results' from `set
> variables', so that you can enclose the tests within AC_CACHE_CHECK
> and still get the variables properly set even when the result was
> taken from the cache.

I'll readup on AC_CACHE_CHECK and give this a go.

Thanks
Rob

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