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Re: Spurious datarootdir warnings in Wine configure

From: Alexandre Julliard
Subject: Re: Spurious datarootdir warnings in Wine configure
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 13:39:44 +0200
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Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

> Yes.  I vote against the patch.  I'll try to finish tomorrow a patch 
> that will allow you to simply turn off the datarootdir related checks.

Great, thanks!

> Rationale: the check is a heuristic, thus broken By Design[1].
> Just because it works in your case, doesn't mean that Autoconf
> developers would like to receive the next bug report about the
> next user case in another week.

True enough. But of course you can make the same argument for the
whole warning mechanism, it's clearly a heuristic, and it can't work
correctly in all cases. So my patch is really just tweaking the
existing heuristic ;)

Alexandre Julliard

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