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ax_check_pathname_style

Synopsis

AX_CHECK_PATHNAME_STYLE_DOS

Description

Check if host OS uses DOS-style pathnames. This includes the use of drive letters and backslashes. Under DOS, Windows, and OS/2, defines HAVE_PATHNAME_STYLE_DOS and PATH_SEPARATOR to ’;’. Otherwise, defines PATH_SEPARATOR to ’:’.

This macro depends on the AC_CANONICAL_HOST.

Use for enabling code to handle drive letters, backslashes in filenames and semicolons in the PATH.

Source Code

Download the latest version of ax_check_pathname_style.m4 or browse the macro’s revision history.

License

Copyright © 2008 Mark Elbrecht

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