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[PATCH] fix spurious warnings from AC_CHECK_SIZEOF

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: [PATCH] fix spurious warnings from AC_CHECK_SIZEOF
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 17:13:49 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

With -Wall, AC_CHECK_SIZEOF would give a spurious warning about a
problem with cross-compilation.  The cause was a failure of
_AC_COMPUTE_INT_RUN to provide a cross-compilation fallback.
Because the cross-compilation fallback was handled properly by a
higher level, the warning was spurious.  Here is a patch that
adds a never-used fallback to AC_RUN_IFELSE, suppressing the

--- pristine/autoconf-2.59/lib/autoconf/general.m4      2003-10-27 
03:10:56.000000000 -0800
+++ autoconf-2.59/lib/autoconf/general.m4       2004-01-19 17:05:15.000000000 
@@ -2508,7 +2508,8 @@
 # Store the evaluation of the integer EXPRESSION in VARIABLE.
-              [$2=`cat conftest.val`], [$4])])
+              [$2=`cat conftest.val`], [$4],
+              [AC_MSG_ERROR([internal error: not reached in cross-compile])])])

This is Debian bug #228298.
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