missing irix_asm_apostrophe fixinc patch in release branch

Alexandre Oliva oliva@dcc.unicamp.br
Fri Aug 13 02:02:00 GMT 1999

On Aug 13, 1999, Jeffrey A Law <law@cygnus.com> wrote:

>   In message < orso5ozyra.fsf@cupuacu.lsd.dcc.unicamp.br >you write:

>> 1999-08-07  Bruce Korb  <autogen@linuxbox.com>
>> * fixinc/inclhack.def(irix_asm_apostrophe):  IRIX 5.2's
>> <sys/asm.h> contains an asm comment with an apostrophe
>> * fixinc/inclhack.sh:  regen
>> * fixinc/fixincl.x:  regen

> Well, I tried to install your patch on the branch and rebuild the generated
> files (using the latest autogen I might add) and autogen complained
> endlessly about your inclhack.def change.

What if I simply merge the patch from the trunk?

> I also saw a message from Bruce which indicated that your patch had
> a problem, so it apparently wasn't as low risk as you might have
> thought :-)

In fact, he was just cleaning up the patch so as to be extra-careful,
it would have broken just an additional assembly comment, anyway.  

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