Why no AC_MSG_RESULT in pkg.m4:PKG_CHECK_MODULES when package not found?

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at err.no
Wed Jun 7 05:03:47 PDT 2006

Peter Kjellerstedt skrev:

> Somehow I feel that there is something I am missing here,
> but otherwise I have attached a patch to add AC_MSG_RESULT
> macro calls as appropriate.

I see what you mean, but your patch is wrong, it should only call 
AC_MSG_RESULT if $4 is set, else it'll do the AC_MSG_ERROR and complain 
that way.  (In addition, in this case, it'd be more useful to use 

I have a bunch of patches I should commit and get 0.21 released soon, I 

- tfheen

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