Double square brackets in configure
linus at nordberg.se
Tue Sep 27 12:09:46 CEST 2011
Torbjorn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org> wrote
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 12:00:46 +0200:
| I think this might be a leftover from when the strings wheren't quoted,
| making double quotes necessary for getting the correct output around the
| default statements.
| AFAICT m4 doesn't need that kind of "escaping" -- that's
| the whole point with separate opening and closing quotation characters.
| I am not following your reasoning here. The problem with the code
I erroneously thought the double brackets were there because of a
misunderstanding of how m4 works. Please ignore it.
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