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Bug #844

m4 should say something useful about why an include()d file can't be opened

Added by Rich Lowe over 8 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2011-03-20
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:

Description

if you include() a file in m4 and it fails, m4 says: "can't open file" and shows the source line. It gives no indication of the error. It should.

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#1

Updated by Gary Mills over 8 years ago

I'd be happy to take this one on. I have a good fix.
Just have to test it and build a webrev now.

#2

Updated by Garrett D'Amore over 8 years ago

  • Subject changed from m4 should say something useful about _why_ an include()d file can't be opened to m4 should say something useful about why an include()d file can't be opened
  • Difficulty set to Medium
  • Tags set to needs-triage
#3

Updated by Garrett D'Amore over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • Assignee set to Gary Mills
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Tags deleted (needs-triage)

Resolved in:

changeset: 13362:4f5bb85e2547
tag: tip
user: Gary Mills <Gary Mills <>
date: Fri May 06 07:32:53 2011 -0700
description:
844 m4 should say something useful about why an include()d file can't be opened
Reviewed by: Richard Lowe <>
Reviewed by: Garrett D'Amore <>
Approved by: Garrett D'Amore <>

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