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Re: Problem with removing <config.h> from gen-scmconfig when cross-compi

From: Doug Evans
Subject: Re: Problem with removing <config.h> from gen-scmconfig when cross-compiling
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:45:10 -0700

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 1:32 PM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
> Doug Evans <address@hidden> skribis:
>> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:
>>>> Dale Evans pointed out that GCC runs the autoconf tests twice when
>>>> cross-compiling: once for the build machine and once for the host
>>>> machine.  I suspect that this is the proper solution for us, so we'd
>>>> end up with two config.h files.
>>> Yes, but GCC's configure machinery is really the next level...
>> What does "the next level" mean?
> I mean it's sophisticated: creates build sub-directories for the host
> and build, runs configure and make in there, etc.
> Given that Guile has only two files to be compiled for the build machine
> and that they use only stdio.h and stdlib.h, I think that we can find a
> way to do what we want without resorting to something as sophisticated.

It's your call (or at least it's not mine), but I wouldn't call it
It's pretty straightforward and it does have nice properties.

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