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From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Mark Wielaard <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] configure: Error when demangler is enabled, but libstdc++ support isn't
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2023 18:02:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Mark Wielaard's message of "Thu, 16 Feb 2023 14:08:03 +0100")

* Mark Wielaard:

> Hi Florian,
> On Thu, 2023-02-16 at 11:48 +0100, Florian Weimer via Elfutils-devel
> wrote:
>> * Mark Wielaard:
>> > +      [AC_MSG_ERROR([__cxa_demangle not found in libstdc++ use --disable-demangler to disable demangler support.])]),
>> Missing punctuation after libstdc++?
> You probably mean you like to see a comma after libstdc++?

Comma or semicolon.

> That sounds reasonable. But I had to double quote the argument to
> AC_MSG_ERROR, otherwise the comma was seen as a argument separator?

Ohh.  I had not consider that.

> Which I find slightly odd, but I don't fully grok autoconf quotes.
> Does the following do what you expect?

Yes, but even though I patched dozens of m4 files lately, I still don't
get the quoting rules.  For me, it's mostly “add […] until it breaks,
then remove one layer” …


  reply	other threads:[~2023-02-16 17:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-02-15 16:00 Mark Wielaard
2023-02-16 10:48 ` Florian Weimer
2023-02-16 13:08   ` Mark Wielaard
2023-02-16 17:02     ` Florian Weimer [this message]
2023-02-16 23:09       ` Mark Wielaard

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