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Re: patch to lib-prefix.m4

From: Monty Taylor
Subject: Re: patch to lib-prefix.m4
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 17:10:02 -0700
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Bruno Haible wrote:
> Monty Taylor wrote:
>>> Specifying -m64 in the CFLAGS is not enough. The autoconf documentation [1]
>>> recommends to use either
>>>   CPPFLAGS=-m64 LDFLAGS=-m64
>>> or
>>>   CC="gcc -m64".
>>> The reason is precisely so that autoconf tests which run the preprocessor
>>> will yield the expected result.
>> Fair enough ... on the other hand, though, I tried also setting
>> CPPFLAGS=-m64 and it still didn't work.
> As always, if you want us to be able to help you, please be as explicit as
> possible.
>   - "I tried setting ..." - what did you do exactly? Did you run
>     "./configure CPPFLAGS=-m64 LDFLAGS=-m64" in a freshly unpacked tarball,
>     or what else?
>   - "it still didn't work" - what did you expect, and what results/symptoms
>     did you observe?

Just wanted to follow up... I _thought_ I'd done a test setting CPPFLAGS
=-m64 as you indicated above, but apparently I did not. :) I re-tried
that and it detected 64-bit platform appropriately.


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