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Re: Windows / Interix / WGCC

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Windows / Interix / WGCC
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 00:38:43 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

* Eric Blake wrote on Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 04:41:51PM CET:
> This was already fixed in CVS:

> Duft Markus <Markus.Duft <at>> writes:
> > The patch does not affect anybody else
> Actually, it does.  Your patch introduces an unnecessary pipe to cat on non-
> Interix, so you've added to the number of fork()s that must be performed, and 
> would thus slow down ./configure for everyone.  Not to mention that your 
> patch 
> hard-codes knowledge of the platform name, which is a no-no in the autoconf 
> philosophy (test features, not platform names).

Not to mention that uname doesn't tell you the $host but the $build.


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