AS_ECHO_N in util-macros

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at
Sun Mar 11 16:36:35 PDT 2012

On Mar 11, 2012, at 06:41, Gaetan Nadon wrote:

> On 12-03-10 12:47 PM, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>> On Mar 10, 2012, at 7:14 AM, Jon TURNEY <jon.turney at> wrote:
>>>> On 07/03/2012 21:01, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>>>>>> On 05/03/12 20:04, Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
>>>>>>>> Crap, I wish I had tried this sooner.  It doesn't look likw AS_ECHO is in
>>>>>>>> autoconf-2.61 either:
>>>> Is there a reason why this wasn't picked up by your tinderbox?
>> I think the tinderbox is not using the newer util-macros.  It's installing them into the jhbuild prefix, but it's using the system's when autoconfing.  I'll look into it.
> I doubt so. There has been a rash of new features in util-macros and
> many packages would fail. It's worth checking

Ah, yep.  The problem is that this tinderbox was actually using a newer version of autoconf from Macports rather than the autoconf provided by the system... hrm...

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