GMP bootstrap fails with Autoconf 2.69d
marc.glisse at inria.fr
Sun Nov 15 21:53:32 UTC 2020
On Wed, 11 Nov 2020, Paul Eggert wrote:
> The Autoconf manual has long said that the 3rd argument of AC_INIT must be an
> email address.
Which is a bad idea, we don't want people blindly sending an email, we
want them to read instructions first. A URL makes more sense.
> To fix the problem, I suggest using just [gmp-bugs at gmplib.org] as the 3rd
> argument of AC_INIT, as being the simplest; or if you want the commentary,
> put it in as valid RFC 5322 commentary, e.g., by parenthesizing it:
> diff -r 18875a0a3f89 configure.ac
> --- a/configure.ac Tue Nov 10 18:17:13 2020 +0100
> +++ b/configure.ac Wed Nov 11 22:25:59 2020 -0800
> @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
> -AC_INIT(GNU MP, GMP_VERSION, [gmp-bugs at gmplib.org, see
> https://gmplib.org/manual/Reporting-Bugs.html], gmp)
> +AC_INIT(GNU MP, GMP_VERSION, [gmp-bugs at gmplib.org (see
> https://gmplib.org/manual/Reporting-Bugs.html)], gmp)
> m4_pattern_forbid([^[ \t]*GMP_])
Thanks, that looks like a nice workaround.
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