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Re: --with and --enable to give paths

From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: Re: --with and --enable to give paths
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 19:36:25 +0100

2009/10/4 Dustin J. Mitchell <address@hidden>:
> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Ah, I was thinking in terms of the sort of macros in autoconf-archive,
>> but this would be a project-specific macro. (At least, I presume so,
>> as it would need to know about the targets in the project.) Hence I'm
>> thinking that this reservation doesn't apply so much to
>> autoconf-archive; please correct me if I'm wrong.
> No, the macro would be generic -- AC_FOO_LIB should put the relevant
> info about FOO in various FOO-related variables: $FOO_LIBS,
> $FOO_HAS_BAR.  It's then up to the caller to use that info as
> appropriate.

I see. Whereas I've gone and set the flags globally. Sigh.

Too late: it’s like sticking plasters on a coffin

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