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Re: autoconf for type sizes


On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 07:47:37PM +0000, Neil Booth wrote:
> Zack Weinberg wrote:-
> 
> > As for the 'way too much fuss' ... you have to understand gcc has a
> > configuration scheme with a 14 year history (gcc 1.0 was in 1987) and
> > tons of dust in the corners.  The fuss is largely over our own
> > iatrogenic problems, not the ones caused by autoconf.
>   ^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> Wow!  What does that mean?  :-)

Sorry.  In this context, I meant "caused by ourselves."  The word
actually means "caused by the treatment" (of some other problem)
which is true of some, but not all, of the existing crocks.

zw


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