[m-dev.] Re: for review: don't delete Mercury-generated C files unnecessarily

David Glen JEFFERY dgj at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon May 17 15:08:58 AEST 1999

On 17-May-1999, Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 06-May-1999, Lee Naish <lee at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > Zoltan Somogyi <zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU> writes:
> > 
> > > 		AC_MSG_WARN(*** so you can use unboxed floats," \
> > > 				"which are more efficient.)
> > 
> > The quotes here look a bit dodgey.
> Yes, they do.  But doing it that way does in fact work.
> The AC_MSG_WARN macro expands to some stuff which includes a
> double-quoted string containing the macro's argument.
> The above method seems to be the only way to continue the argument
> to macros like AC_MSG_WARN over more than one line.

...but you probably need another space after the comma in the warning message.

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