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When you write a feature test that could be applicable to more than one software package, the best thing to do is encapsulate it in a new macro. Here are some instructions and guidelines for writing Autoconf macros.
9.1 Macro Definitions Basic format of an Autoconf macro 9.2 Macro Names What to call your new macros 9.3 Reporting Messages Notifying
9.4 Dependencies Between Macros What to do when macros depend on other macros 9.5 Obsoleting Macros Warning about old ways of doing things 9.6 Coding Style Writing Autoconf macros à la Autoconf