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Re: sys/bitypes.h and AC_CHECK_TYPE

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: sys/bitypes.h and AC_CHECK_TYPE
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 18:16:26 +0100
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On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 01:28:29PM +0100, Piotr KUCHARSKI wrote:
> I still think that autoconf (at least when doing AC_CHECK_TYPE) should use 
> #include <sys/bitypes.h>
> #endif
> because some types can be defined there.

I'm not an expert on systemology, so I cannot judge this.  Hopefully other
people will answer you (Paul?).

(On my system, GNU/Linux with GNU libc, sys/bitypes.h is only includes
sys/types. so the change wouldn't make difference.)

> On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 12:07:32PM +0100, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 07:57:32PM +0100, Piotr KUCHARSKI wrote:
> > a quick look into the autoconf manual reveals that AC_CHECK_TYPE can
> > take up to four parameters, and you can use the fourth one to add
> > some includes.

> ...if it were "add", it would be perfect. It is, however, "replace", ie.

I think you can get the "add" this way:

#include <sys/bitypes.h>

Just a quick hint, I haven't time to test this, sorry.
Please tell us whether this worked.

Good luck,
        Stepan Kasal

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