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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] fixing broken gnu ld (mis)detection problem
Date Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:00:58 GMT
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 03:35:38PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On Monday, December 13, 2004 5:29 AM +0100 Enrico Weigelt 
> <> wrote:
> >>we don't maintain configure;
> >bad enough. an carefully hand-written configure would be much better.
> Been there, done that with APACI.  We ain't going back to a hand-written 
> configure.
> AIUI, your problem is fixed if we roll with current autoconf and libtool 
> versions.  I've been using ac 2.59 and lt 1.5.10 for 2.1.x releases - do 
> they work for you out-of-the-box?  I don't know of any particular reason 
> why we shouldn't do so for new releases of 2.0 as well.  (I think the only 
> reason against lt 1.5.x is that it requires a C++ compiler which throws AIX 
> and other barebones systems for a curve - don't know if that was fixed...)

Yeah, that was fixed in 1.5.10.  For an autoconf 2.59-generated
configure script the only reference to "grep -E" is in the test to see
whether grep -E works or not, so that looks fixed to me too.


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