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Re: [PATCH] config-ml.in options with single quotes (PR bootstrap/18033)
> If we go that path, we might as well skip the case, and always do the
> eval. That is most likely to work consistently in the future. Or at
> least as consistently as autoconf itself, anyhow.
We don't want to run eval on something that's *not* quoted, because
that causes an extra cycle of expanding stuff. Yeah, I'm paranoid.
Eval happens to be the fastest way to remove the single quotes when
you know they're there (no execs), so I'm OK with the eval with the