On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 08:12:54PM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> David Miller wrote:
> > [Subject: [SHELL] Allow building without LINEO support.]
> Thanks!  Debian has been using something like this (but unconditional)
> to convince autoconf not to use dash as CONFIG_SHELL, to work around
> bugs in various configure scripts[1].  I imagine other users might
> want the same thing, so a patch like this seems like a good idea.
> I think LINEO should be LINENO in the subject line.
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/582952

So this isn't the reason why Debian has been stuck on
If so what is the reason please?

> Makes sense.  The following on top trims away some code in the
> !WITH_LINENO case, though it's kind of ugly.  Maybe something like
>       #ifndef WITH_LINENO
>       static void update_lineno(void) { }
>       #else
>       static void update_lineno(void)
>       {
>               lineno = errlinno;
>               if (funcline)
>                       lineno -= funcline - 1;
>       }
>       #endif
> would make it more palatable.

Yes please do it like that.

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