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Re: Autoconf and 64-bit Systems

From: Tom Browder
Subject: Re: Autoconf and 64-bit Systems
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 07:37:58 -0600

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 7:28 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> According to Tom Browder on 2/3/2009 6:23 AM:
>> Aha!  So I, as a user, can do that even if they don't.  So I should
>> put in my site file (taken from the autoconf manual, para.14.8):
>>   test "$libdir" = NONE && libdir=${prefix}/lib64
>> Correct?
> Almost.  I'd recommend more quoting, so that you can still change $prefix
> at make time:
> test "$libdir" = NONE && libdir='${prefix}/lib64'

So the single quotes prevent expansion when first read?  Then the test
is referred to later in the game--is that what is happening?


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