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Re: Configure script option checking does not work

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Configure script option checking does not work
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:07:39 +0200
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Jonas Wagner <address@hidden> writes:

> The binutils configure script fails to check for unrecognized options:
> ./configure --enable-nonexisting-feature runs just fine.

This is deliberate, since the option may be accepted by a subdir
configure script.

> This is especially confusing as there are some configure options which are
> not documented, e.g., --enable-plugins or --enable-threads.

They are documented by the subdir configure scripts that recognize them.
Use --help=recursive to see them all.


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