bug in configure.in

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Tue Apr 3 05:49:19 GMT 2001

On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Herb Lewis wrote:

> The following lines exist in configure.in and contain a bug. I'm not
> sure of the original intent so I hesitate to change it. If you have
> a value set for CFLAGS, this code in effect duplicates the contents.

I wondered about that :-)

> Who made this change and what was the intention?

No I, but see below....

> # compile with optimization and without debugging by default
> AC_ARG_ENABLE(debug, [  --enable-debug        turn on debugging
> [default=no]],
>     [if eval "test x$enable_debug = xyes"; then
>         OPTIM="-g"
>     fi])

I think the option was to enable debug flags without having to do things
	env CFLAGS="-g -Wall" ./configure

I'm guessing it was patched in around the same time as the --with-fhs
flag maybe>?

Cheers, jerry

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