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Re: conditionally compiling C++ code

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: conditionally compiling C++ code
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 09:26:57 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:

> That being said, I should also say that I've never tried running
> AC_PROG_CXX without a C++ compiler being available, so whether it errors
> out or not - I don't know. If it does, IMHO, it's a misfeature (or a bug):
> the choice of exiting with an error should belong to the persion writing
> the file.

I agree with that (I happen to know about this one because it was one of
the features removed when going from autoconf 2.13 to 2.5x, for which
there is an undocumented/unsupported workaround - I use it in ncurses).

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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