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Re: [PATCH] config-ml.in options with single quotes (PR bootstrap/18033)


DJ Delorie <dj@redhat.com> writes:

> 1. Why aren't the quotes removed by normal shell processing?  That's
>    why they're there.

Because config-ml.in is invoked using, e.g.,
    . ${multi_basedir}/config-ml.in
It then reads ac_configure_args as a shell variable.  The arguments
are not passed to it as a shell script.

Ian


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