GMP bootstrap fails with Autoconf 2.69d

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at
Mon Nov 16 13:00:17 UTC 2020

> On 16 Nov 2020, at 11:41, Vincent Lefevre <vincent at> wrote:
> On 2020-11-16 10:29:13 +0100, Hans Åberg wrote:
>>> On 16 Nov 2020, at 01:18, Vincent Lefevre <vincent at> wrote:
>>> If I understand correctly, the goal is to have the Reporting-Bugs.html
>>> URL together with the e-mail address.
>> Yes, and such a feature is not supported.
> I can read:
>    Exactly bug-report, if one was provided. Typically an email
>    address, or URL to a bug management web page.
> So I think that GMP is correct here.
> Earlier it is said "The optional argument bug-report should be the
> email to which users should send bug reports." but that's a "should"
> so that one can expect thinks to work, in particular with the
> Note that URLs can contain commas (this occurs in practice, but
> perhaps not for BTS URLs), so that if commas or other characters
> are forbidden, this should be documented so that the URL is
> written with such characters encoded.
> Note for GMP: if the URL is accepted, wouldn't it be better to just
> put the URL in order to make sure users read this page?

That seems better.

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