GMP bootstrap fails with Autoconf 2.69d

Paul Eggert eggert at
Mon Nov 16 18:00:04 UTC 2020

On 11/16/20 2:41 AM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> 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.

That was done in a patch by Zack Weinberg installed into Autoconf master about 
an hour ago. See:

This patch should appear in Autoconf 2.70. However, something like the trivial 
patch I proposed to GMP in 
<> is still 
needed, as current GMP does not conform even to the revised Autoconf documentation.

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