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RE: Supporting AC_TRY_RUN for cross-compilation (was: AC_FUNC_SET VBUF _

From: Dan Kegel
Subject: RE: Supporting AC_TRY_RUN for cross-compilation (was: AC_FUNC_SET VBUF _REVERSED in cross-compilation)
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 17:14:43 -0700

Yeah, but it's a whole lot more work than adding
a little hack to AC_TRY_RUN.
- Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Sascha Silbe
To: address@hidden
Sent: 5/16/2002 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: Supporting AC_TRY_RUN for cross-compilation (was:
AC_FUNC_SETVBUF _REVERSED in cross-compilation)

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 10:17:18AM -0700, Dan Kegel [DK] wrote:

 DK> Another path we should pursue in parallel: for those cases where 
 DK> the host system is on the network and available to run code,
How about splitting up autoconf into two parts:
Part one creates some kind of "machine/environment description" and is
run on the host system.
Part two uses this description to actually configure the package for
building and is run on the build system.

If generalized enough, this description could even be used by several

CU/Lnx Sascha

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