[m-rev.] for review: fix libatomic (boehm_gc) configuration problem

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Mon Jan 29 15:35:20 AEDT 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007, Ben Schmidt wrote:

> Is this a sensible fix to make?


> Does it need to go on any special branch 
> because boehm_gc is external (because of a vendor branch or something)?

No, just on the main branch.

> Estimated hours taken: 0
> Branches: ???
> Tiny fix to libatomic configuration: put quotes around the CC definition
> so that we have
> 	CC="gcc --grade=whatever ..."
> not
> 	CC=gcc --grade=whatever ...
> which, of course, fails with '--grade: command not found'.
> boehm_gc/libatomic_ops-1.2/configure.ac:
> 	Add quotes.

> boehm_gc/libatomic_ops-1.2/configure.ac:
> 	Hand-edited configure script incorporating the change.

s/configure.ac/configure there.

> 	(Regenerating even using nominally the same versions of autoconf
> 	and automake generated a number of other differences.)

Boehm's use of autoconf is quite dodgy - it's not helped by the
fact that the current version of the collector has two seperate
configuration methods, the old one and the autoconf based one.

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