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Re: coreutils 6.3 on Tru64 - just plain broken, or...?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: coreutils 6.3 on Tru64 - just plain broken, or...?
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 16:06:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-09-08)

Hello Paul,

* Paul Eggert wrote on Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 09:12:09PM CEST:
> mwoehlke <address@hidden> writes:
> > shuf builds, but the linker complains about 'ftello unresolved', and
> > then *produces a file* (but without +x), with the result that 'make'
> > then thinks it has nothing to do to for target 'shuf' and continues on
> > to "success" if re-run.
> I installed this patch to Autoconf to try to address this problem.

The patch does two entirely unrelated things:
- fix a bug
- some efficiency-related change.

The second change causes config.log output to be less readable,
as now the test spans multiple lines.  I think that's actually a
regression.  Can we undo that part?


> 2006-10-04  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>
>       * lib/autoconf/general.m4 (_AC_COMPILE_IFELSE, _AC_LINK_IFELSE):
>       Use a single call to AC_DO_TOKENS rather than multiple, for
>       efficiency.
>       (_AC_LINK_IFELSE): Test that resulting file is executable.
>       Problem reported by mwoehlke in
>       <>.

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