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Re: [patch] Broken __cxa_exit configure check


On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Mark Mitchell wrote:
>> We should also set default_use_cxa_atexit on more systems.  As is, someone 
>> not specifying --enable-__cxa_atexit - including someone specifying the 
>> spelling you gave with a missing "-" - on GNU/Linux silently gets a 
>> compiler incompatible with the standard for distribution builds.  If a 
>> particular configuration is considered correct for GNU/Linux distribution 
>> builds, that option should be on by default on GNU/Linux rather than 
>> relying on every distributor and every user building a more recent compiler 
>> and not wanting subtle incompatibilities with the system compiler to get 
>> the right long series of options for compatibility.
> I agree.

Is anyone planning to make this change?

4.0.0 would be a good point in time for that.

Gerald


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