(fixed) Re: [PATCH] Remember configure's options for later recall

Geoff Keating geoffk@cygnus.com
Thu Oct 5 14:47:00 GMT 2000

Phil Edwards <pedwards@disaster.jaj.com> writes:

> Sigh.  I had water on the brain, and then the weather got cold, and the
> water froze over, and so a few things slipped my mind.  (Ha.)
> The previous patch introduced another source file, which isn't picked up
> by enough binaries.  This patch works with /all/ front-ends by placing the
> string in a static variable in gcc.o (at the cost of a generated header
> instead of generated source).  (The ideal linkage solution for this kind
> of thing would be to put the string in version.o, which is already linked
> with everything that would use this new string.  But that would require
> modifying $srcdir contents at configure time, eeeek.)

Try generating $objdir/version.c from $srcdir/version.c.in; this is
how such things are generally handled.

- Geoffrey Keating <geoffk@cygnus.com>

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