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Re: configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH (+possible
Re: configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH (+possible solution)
Fri, 15 Jun 2007 12:53:35 -0700
Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)
Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
>> address@hidden PATH
>> -Absolute names of files, including programs.
> What was this change for? AC_PATH_PROG and the like still exist, no?
They exist but they don't follow that naming convention. AC_PATH_PROG
has that name because it looks in the PATH environment variable (a
list of directory names), not because "path" means "absolute file
I realize that I'm rewriting history here, to some extent. No doubt
the people who invented AC_PATH_PROG meant for "path" to mean
"absolute file name". But that meaning is contrary to the GNU coding
standard so we don't want to encourage it in the Autoconf manual.