Please consider merging the attached patch file. Thanks!

Best regards,
From 81586c404e6a74090b07eb6425f895c8c015338a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Michael Stapelberg <>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:32:44 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] texinfo: add pointer about combining tests

 doc/automake.texi | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/automake.texi b/doc/automake.texi
index ecfbbc8..cc4aade 100644
--- a/doc/automake.texi
+++ b/doc/automake.texi
@@ -10546,6 +10546,12 @@ must arrange for @emph{every} @code{AM_CONDITIONAL} to be invoked every
 time @command{configure} is run.  If @code{AM_CONDITIONAL} is run
 conditionally (e.g., in a shell @code{if} statement), then the result
 will confuse @command{automake}.
+"test" APPLICATION NOTES in IEEE Std 1003.1-2008} for more details as to why to
+prefer @code{&&} and @code{||} when combining tests in @var{condition} (e.g.,
+use @code{test expr1 && test expr2}).
 @end defmac
 @cindex @option{--enable-debug}, example

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