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ax_arg_with_path_style

Synopsis

AX_ARG_WITH_PATH_STYLE

Description

_AC_DEFINE(PATH_STYLE) describing the filesys interface. The value is numeric, where the basetype is encoded as 16 = dos/win, 32 = unix, 64 = url/www, 0 = other

some extra semantics are described in other bits of the value, especially

 1024  accepts "/" as a dir separator
 2048  accepts ";" as a path separator
 4096  accepts "," as a path separator

the macro provides a configure’ –with-path-style option that can be used with descriptive arg names. If not explicitly given, the $target_os will be checked to provide a sane default. Additional (lower) bits can be used by the user for some additional magic, higher bits are reserved for this macro.

the mnemonic "strict" or "also" is used to instruct the code that additional seperators shall be accepted but converted to the seperator of the underlying pathstyle system. (or-512)

 example: --with-path-style=win,slash
          to make it accept ";" as pathsep, and
          both "/" and "\" as dirseps.

Source Code

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License

Copyright © 2008 Guido U. Draheim guidod@gmx.de

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