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Re: AC_CHECK_SIZEOF fails with minGW

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: AC_CHECK_SIZEOF fails with minGW
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:10 -0500
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On Thursday 26 January 2012 23:39:36 Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 01/26/2012 05:46 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > as a higher level response, i don't see why AC_CHECK_SIZEOF in your
> > example is attempting to execute code at all.  the latest autoconf is
> > much much nicer and can deduce type sizes purely based on compile tests.
> It can, but AC_CHECK_SIZEOF prefers runtime tests when not cross-compiling,
> as that's faster (no need for a binary search).

ah, i did not realize that.  i was so enamored by the awesomely simplistic 
array checking i must have missed it :).

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