Commit 52b699ec authored by Guido Trotter's avatar Guido Trotter
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In order to allow working with older versions of autoconf we backport
this macro, but only if it's not defined already (by autoconf itself).

This commit can be reverted after we decide support for autoconf 2.61
and below should be deprecated.
Signed-off-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarIustin Pop <>
parent 50716be0
# Backport of AC_PATH_PROGS_FEATURE_CHECK from autoconf 2.64
# (available since version 2.62)
# The following code comes from lib/autoconf/programs.m4,
# in the autoconf 2.64 source code. Its copyright is:
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# Written by David MacKenzie, with help from
# Franc,ois Pinard, Karl Berry, Richard Pixley, Ian Lance Taylor,
# Roland McGrath, Noah Friedman, david d zuhn, and many others.
# The code was modified by, adding surrounding ifdefs.
[_$0([$1], [$2], [$3], m4_default([$4], [:]), [$5])dnl
[if test -z "$$1"; then
# Loop through the user's path and test for each of PROGNAME-LIST
[for ac_prog in $2; do
for ac_exec_ext in '' $ac_executable_extensions; do
AS_EXECUTABLE_P(["$ac_path_$1"]) || continue
$ac_path_$1_found && break 3
if test -z "$ac_cv_path_$1"; then
[AC_MSG_ERROR([no acceptable m4_bpatsubst([$2], [ .*]) could be dnl
found in m4_default([$5], [\$PATH])])])
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