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From Sascha Schumann <>
Subject Re: 2.0: why -D_REENTRANT on FreeBSD?
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2000 17:11:02 GMT
On Thu, Mar 02, 2000 at 12:00:33PM -0500, wrote:
> I have found and fixed this bug on Linux, so if --disable-threads is used,
> then APR turns threads off.  However, I have a major rant about autoconf.
> Maybe I am missing something, but it seems that autoconf checks the cache
> before it looks at command line options.  What does this mean?  If I
> configured APR to use threads one day, and the next day I want to
> re-configure it to be non-threaded, I have to manuaally remove the 
> config.cache file.  If I don't remove the file, autoconf just ignores the
> command-line option, and uses the cached value.  I consider this a bug in
> autoconf, unless I am simply using the tools wrong.

The macro explicitly uses a cached variable (ac_cv_*). Don't use
that prefix, if you don't want the value to be cached.

- Sascha

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