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Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 08:26:26 +0100
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On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 12:09:22PM -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> If memory serves the name change from conftst2.c to conftest2.c means
> we don't have to worry about cleaning the files up separately, since
> the already-existing "rm -f conftest*" will clean them up.

yes, the previous patch had to change ac_clean_files.

> [...] we shouldn't clutter Autoconf up with comments about 8+3, [...]

OK, deleted that comment, see the attached patch.

> While we're on that subject, there may still be reasons to live within
> the 14-byte file name length limit of original Unix, [...]

Does this limitation affect the Autoconf somehow?

A quick grep revealed that the 14 byte limit was the reson for
in doc/  The there is AC_SYS_LONG_FILE_NAMES, of course.

I don't see any need for any change.


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