Patch: fix shell lossage in BFD_HAVE_SYS_PROCFS_TYPE_MEMBER

Jim Blandy jimb@cygnus.com
Tue Feb 22 11:31:00 GMT 2000


>    > 2000-02-09  Jim Blandy  <jimb@redhat.com>
>    > 
>    > 	* acinclude.m4 (BFD_HAVE_SYS_PROCFS_TYPE_MEMBER): Don't forget to
>    > 	put quotes around the cache variable referenc when passing it to
>    > 	`test', so it'll always expand into an argument.
> 
> This patch does no harm, so it is OK with me, but I don't understand
> why it is necessary.  If this patch is necessary, there are a number
> of other places where a cache variable is tested without using quotes.
> The autoconf macros should always arrange for a cache variable to have
> a non-empty value; why is that not happening for you?

I don't know.  I'll figure it out, and get back to you.


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