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Re: 64bit HPUX problems

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: 64bit HPUX problems
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 11:36:33 -0500
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On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 05:08:42PM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> From Jeff Law,
> > We certainly don't want to go into 64bit mode unless it's explicitly been
> > asked for.  If you can actually run the compiler, then checking for
> > __LP64__ should get you this information.  Alternately if you can't run
> > the compiler, go into 64bit mode for hppa64-*-* configurations only.
> > jeff
> This is the reason for not putting automatic behaviour into libtool.
> Whether or not config.guess should report hppa64 if C compiler would
> produce 64bit code (ie __LP64__ is set) is not really up to me.

Based on Jeff's comment above, I still don't get it. When the
'libtool' script is created, you *can* run the compiler. So, you'll
need to give some more rationale as to why you wish to modify
config.guess rather than have libtool.m4 do the detection.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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