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Work around bug in Autoconf 2.64 and earlier #503

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andersk commented Feb 26, 2014

Fixes #502.

configure.ac: Intentionally underquote m4_normalize calls
This works around a bug in Autoconf 2.64 and earlier, which generated
ridiculous symbols like
instead of the ones we need.  It was fixed by v2.65~21:

Signed-off-by: Anders Kaseorg <andersk@mit.edu>

This also fixed #502 for me, when running autoconf-2.63-5.1.el6.noarch on RHEL6.

junzh0u commented Apr 15, 2014

Also works for me! with the same autoconf version: 2.63-5.1.el6.noarch

Awesome! It works for me. autoconf-2.63-5.1.el6.noarch

azag0 commented Oct 3, 2014

worked for me as well, thanks! (autoconf 2.63)

mamiu commented Mar 22, 2015

@keithw: Please accept this pull request! This is a not needed time killer.
Really appreciate your work. Thanks a lot!

deutrino commented Apr 7, 2015

This pull request is required to build mosh from github on CentOS 6.5 (which is still well inside its support window, sadly). Please merge


cgull commented May 26, 2015


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