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Re: detecting windows

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: detecting windows
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2012 10:45:54 +0100 (CET)

>> is there an autoconf macro to detect MS Windows?
> Is that a joke?  The trouble is, that autoconf requires a shell and
> M4, which Windows doesn't provide (only in Cygwin). So MS Windows is
> detected when autoconf/configure does not run...

Very witty :-) No, it's not a joke.  I don't want to detect the
compiler or the build environment, but I want a macro which detects
the Windows GUI abilities, similar to macro which detects the
availability of X11, regardless of the platform.


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