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Re: x_libraries setting inconsistent with manual

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: x_libraries setting inconsistent with manual
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2008 07:28:57 -0600
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 6/7/2008 1:43 AM:
| Hi Braden,
| * Braden McDaniel wrote on Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 08:16:55AM CEST:
|>> On my Fedora 9 x86_64 system, I've noted that x_libraries is getting set
|>> to /usr/lib64. As this is a directory that the linker searches by
|>> default, I would have expected x_libraries to be empty.
|> Just to be clear, this is with Autoconf 2.61.

Which means it will probably still be the case with 2.62.

| Does the patch from
| <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-autoconf/2008-04/msg00078.html>
| fix this for you?
| Was there a specific reason this patch hasn't been applied yet?

Only that I don't have access to a platform to test out whether the
testsuite still works, and that I haven't written a corresponding
ChangeLog entry.  I have the patch queued on a topic branch in my local
repository, ready to apply if we get some positive feedback.

But I suspect it is worth applying.

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