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Re: autoconf for type sizes


>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Oliva <aoliva@redhat.com> writes:

Alexandre> On Mar 13, 2001, Akim Demaille <akim@epita.fr> wrote:
>> I fail to understand why people don't want to give a try to 2.49d.

Alexandre> We do.  At least I do.  

That's what I understood.  Good, and cheer up :)

Alexandre> It's been in my to-do list for a while.  The only problem
Alexandre> is that there are higher-priority problems in it right now.
Alexandre> Of course, you're welcome to try GCC with autoconf 2.49d
Alexandre> and report any problems you encounter, or even better, post
Alexandre> any patches that might be needed for it to work with 2.50,
Alexandre> as long as it keeps working with 2.13 too :-)

Hm, this is precisely what I fail to understand.  That's the source of
the major nightmares.  What is so wrong with deciding one day that you
switch?

I'm aware I might get into lengthy debates about this, and we all have
better things to do than long threads.  But if you have a simple
sentence that could have me understand the point, I'm interested.


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