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From Bob Rossi <bob_ro...@cox.net>
Subject Re: Default APR sizes of size_t and ssize_t when cross compiling
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2007 19:38:39 GMT
On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 04:17:38PM +0200, Aizer Danny-BDA023 wrote:
> I am cross-compiling Apache HTTPD 2.2.3 on a Red Hat Linux 9 (the build
> 
> machine) for a PowerPC 82xx embedded device. When I run the top-level 
> 
> configure script which runs among others the APR configure script, I 
> 
> notice that the sizeof size_t and ssize_t are being defaulted to "8"
> 
> because the $cross_compiling variable is set to "yes". The same 
> 
> behaviour can be seen for other configure tests also: if the 
> 
> $cross_compiling variable is set (it is being set in the beginning 
> 
> because the BUILD and HOST options have been specified on the 
> 
> configure command-line), then various ac_cv_* variables get some 
> 
> default values (which in my case are not appropriate for the target 
> 
> HOST architecture of ppc_82xx) instead of running the cross-compiler to
> 
> calculate the value.

I think you will have to modify configure.in to fit your purposes. If
you submit a patch back, maybe you can make these features allowed 
to be passed in on the command line to configure?

Thanks,
Bob Rossi

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