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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] gnulib added a new syntax-check test: use $(VAR), not @VAR@



On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:11:08AM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Updating to newer gnulib also pulled in a new sytnax-check
> test that evoked new warnings.  No big deal, but I addressed them.
> The only trick was to see that the warnings about @SCHEMADIR@
> and @SYSCONFDIR@ were false positives.  To allow them, I defined
> the variable in cfg.mk.  See below.
> 
> >From 6e76cfe38ba0ccafa7c4e81dcc0af04e31f8f447 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jim Meyering <meyering redhat com>
> Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 11:09:01 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] gnulib added a new syntax-check test: use $(VAR), not @VAR@
> 
> The latter is not officially "wrong", but *is* terribly anachronistic.

ACK, it is way overdue for us to standarize on $(VAR) rather than
arbitrarily mixing the two syntax

Daniel
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