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Re: texinfo-6.6.91 pretest

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: texinfo-6.6.91 pretest
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:00:53 +0100

> This fails to build with MinGW on MS-Windows, because Gnulib's
> vasprintf.c doesn't compile.  The reason for that is that Gnulib's
> alloca.in.h included in the tarball misses a few lines that are needed
> for MinGW:
>   # ifdef __GNUC__
>      /* Some version of mingw have an <alloca.h> that causes trouble when
>         included after 'alloca' gets defined as a macro.  As a workaround, 
> include
>         this <alloca.h> first and define 'alloca' as a macro afterwards.  */
>   #  if (defined _WIN32 && ! defined __CYGWIN__) && @HAVE_ALLOCA_H@
>   #   include_next <alloca.h>
>   #  endif
>   #  define alloca __builtin_alloca
> This fragment is present both in the current Gnulib's Git repository
> and in the previous pretest, so I'm unsure what kind of snafu could
> have caused this.

It seems that I never committed and pushed the gnulib updates for the
previous pretest, and those commits have been lost on my old computer.
I will make a new pretest with the gnulib updates.

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