On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 12:51:34PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@svana.org> writes:
> > Currently, configure ignores unknown --enable/disable/with/without
> > options.
> The autoconf people consider that a feature, not a bug.  I'm
> disinclined to second-guess the designers of the tool, especially
> with a patch like this that mucks with the internals to the extent that
> it'll probably break in every future autoconf revision.

Fair enough. It should work on any version since 2000 since this is the
way you build up strings. Diversions are a feature of m4 not of
autoconf so it's not like they're going away...

> Feel free to try to convince them to change it though ...

Not me, I'll keep it in my local repository then. I'm always
misspelling --enable-depends and this catches it...

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to 
> litigate.

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