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Re: AC_CHECK_SIZEOF failing on undefined HAVE_STDINT_H with -Werror

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: AC_CHECK_SIZEOF failing on undefined HAVE_STDINT_H with -Werror
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 22:19:39 -0700
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Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

> Except now, HAVE_MALLOC, HAVE_REALLOC, and the results of AC_CHECK_DECLS
> (HAVE_DECL_*) are special cases.  They seem to be documented correctly
> as such in the manual, but I think a mention of these in the NEWS item
> would be helpful, given that you intend to keep them that way.

> (And no, I don't know the reason for each of these special cases; at
> least the AC_CHECK_DECLS one looks like it's very much intended so.)

Yes, the results of AC_CHECK_DECLS have always been a special case dating
back to when this was a GCC macro (I think that's where it started),
because it's expressing trinary information.

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <>

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