[PATCH xf86-input-synaptics] build: use dnl for configure.ac comments

Cyril Brulebois kibi at debian.org
Wed May 25 07:20:10 PDT 2011


Diego Elio Pettenò <flameeyes at gmail.com> (25/05/2011):
> dnl (discard until new line) is used in m4 files to drop the line from the
> output; by discarding the comments, we reduce the size of the generated
> configure file, which should make it faster to parse.

just curious; do you have numbers? ./configure is usually insanely
long, so I'm not sure a few dozens/hundreds lines are going to make
any difference.

FTR, wc -l says:
 14669 configure
   144 configure.ac

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