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Re: Bug#560105: autoconf: AC_TYPE_INT32_T generates broken test?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Bug#560105: autoconf: AC_TYPE_INT32_T generates broken test?
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2009 05:38:00 -0700
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 12/8/2009 11:25 PM:
> * Ralf Wildenhues wrote on Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 11:59:26PM CET:
>> * Pierre Ynard wrote on Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 11:42:02PM CET:
>>> AC_TYPE_INT32_T, and also AC_TYPE_INT16_T and AC_TYPE_INT64_T, output C
>>> code that looks like:
> Patch below.  OK to commit and add Pierre to THANKS?

Yes, please.

>> I think we need to start comparing test results against tables for at
>> least a couple of systems, in order to guard against such issues.
> My current idea for this is to have a mode in which AT_CHECK_MACRO
> records cache values, or we simply run `testsuite -d' and collect cache
> values across all tests, maybe weeding out or commenting out those that
> are not consistent across the testsuite; then redo the same for an older
> release, and compare.

Not as part of this patch, but the idea seems like it might be worthwhile.

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