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Re: hurd ChangeLog Makeconf

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: hurd ChangeLog Makeconf
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 04:44:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.16 (2007-06-11)


On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 01:08:13AM +0100, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 02:36:09PM +0100, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 12:22:55PM +0200, Thomas Schwinge wrote:

> > > This means that GCC 4.1.3 or newer needs to be used for compiling.
> > > But this is fine in my opinion, so I didn't add a configure-time check
> > > to see whether such a modern compiler is indeed being used.
> > 
> > Certainly it's fine to require such a version. Still, it would be nice
> > to have a check that errors out with a useful message if someone tries
> > with an older one.
> They'll show something like ``cc1: error: unrecognized command line
> option "-fgnu89-inline"'', which is good enough for me, and good enough
> to google for.

I disagree. The configure script is responsible for ensuring a working
build, or give a useful error message if it can't. A failure during the
actual build is always a bug, either in the program, or in the


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