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Re: Autoconf 2.60

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Autoconf 2.60
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 16:55:55 -0400 (EDT)

Derek R. Price writes:
> Nope.  Was about to install AC 2.60 myself and regenerate the build
> files for other reasons.

OK, I've gone ahead and committed the changes to both stable and
feature.  The log messages are very big, so they're being held for
moderator approval.

> Incidentally, with AC 2.60, if you replace the call to AC_PROG_CC with
> one to AC_PROG_CC_STDC in confgiure.in, the default is to attempt to
> invoke C99 mode in compilers when possible, which would hopefully fix
> the SGI stdint.h problems folks were recently wrestling with.  It falls
> back on the C89 mode when C99 doesn't appear to be available, which
> would hopefully still fix your AIX problem.

For now, I think it's best to stick to C89, particularly for stable.

-Larry Jones

I must have been delirious from having so much fun. -- Calvin

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