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From "John Vandenberg" <jay...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: building apr on cygwin for mingw
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 03:34:03 GMT
On 12/6/06, Bob Rossi <bob_rossi@cox.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 12:34:36PM +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 10:10:39PM -0500, Bob Rossi wrote:
> > > Secondly, the APR_CHECK_SIZEOF_EXTENDED isn't working for me because the
> > > default for the cross compiled size is 8. However, ssize_t for me is 4.
> > > So, the configure fails. I made this change:
> >
> > Can't you set ac_cv_sizeof_ssize_t=4 to get round that?
>
> Yup, but that's not going to work when I upgrade my compiler, or
> something else changes. The point is, I'm in an environment where the
> host program can run, and tell me exactly what the size is.

Sounds like you are expecting autoconf to check whether it can execute
cross-compiled binaries on the build platform.  I wasnt able to find
any HOWTOs for this, but it does seem reasonable as many unix flavours
can now run linux binaries, and linux can run windows binaries.

--
John

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