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Re: [patch] libffi testsuite standalone vs. gcc
- From: Andrew Haley <aph at redhat dot com>
- To: Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf dot Wildenhues at gmx dot de>, Andreas Tobler <andreast-list at fgznet dot ch>, libffi-discuss at sourceware dot org, GCC Patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:23:34 +0100
- Subject: Re: [patch] libffi testsuite standalone vs. gcc
- References: <4A2D6839.email@example.com> <20090608195049.GE32471@gmx.de>
Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hello Andreas,
> * Andreas Tobler wrote on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 09:36:25PM CEST:
>> this is a try to keep the differences between the gcc-libffi testsuite
>> and the libffi-standalone minimal.
>> * configure.ac: Introduce a STANDALONE variable to be able to run the
>> testsuite accordingly.
> Yes, unless standalone libffi routine uses a bootstrap script that sets
> STANDALONE, you should default to the stand-alone version, and the
> in-GCC version should key off some value passed from the toplevel
> However, I don't think you can easily postpone the decision of
> stand-alone-ness until configure time for all differences so easily,
> for autoconf-time differences you'd use a m4 macro not a shell variable.
OK, so do you have a better solution? Patches welcome.