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Re: automake 1.4g: About `make install-strip'

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: automake 1.4g: About `make install-strip'
Date: 26 May 2001 05:01:58 -0300
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On May 26, 2001, Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote:

>>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Oliva <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Note that I'm writing of a performance.  Install-sh is a serious
>>> performance hit for non-trivial installs.

Alexandre> How about only use install-sh for install-strip on cross builds?

> I'm ok with this idea.  Can it be easily done with autoconf 2.13
> compatibility?

Not easily.  cross_compiling used to be set only after compiler tests
in 2.13.  But we could just compare $host with $build, like 2.50 does,
to decide whether to use install-sh -s or install -s.  How does this

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