Decimal float and the Cygwin build of GFortran.

Dave Korn
Thu Jul 5 16:16:00 GMT 2007

On 05 July 2007 17:06, Joe Buck wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 11:00:40AM +0200, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> Brian Dessent wrote:
>>> Angelo Graziosi wrote:
>>>>            ./configure --prefix=${prefix_dir} \
>>> According to the documentation you should not do this (build in the same
>>> dir as the source.)
>> This is just less tested, not unsupported.  If people report bugs
>> related to "./configure" builds, we'll (I'll) be happy to fix them.
> As a practical matter it is unsupported (because anytime anyone does it
> and has a problem, we tell them "don't do that, build in a different
> directory", we don't jump through hoops to diagnose and fix their issue).
> But if you want to fix it, great.

  I believe Brian may actually have been slightly mis-remembering the
restriction that building in objdir that is a /subdirectory/ of srcdir is not
supported (and indeed explicitly forbidden).

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