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Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 09:54:51 +0300
From: "Eli Zaretskii" <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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Subject: Re: using configure with VC6?
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> From: Neil Gower <neilg AT inago DOT com>
> Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
> Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 17:07:43 -0400
> I did a quick test, and the cl output is consistent with a successful 
> build, except that it would generate conftest.exe, not conftest.  So I 
> hacked up the configure script and set ac_exeext=.exe (is there a proper 
> way to do this?).

It's a bug in the configure script.  Latest Autoconf produces
configure scripts which know about .exe.

> At that point, configure just stopped, apparently locked up.  Couldn't 
> ^C or anything.  When I re-ran configure, it miraculously completed, 
> though there were several errors surrounding creating and deleting the 
> conftest directory (which was left over from the locked up run).  I ran 
> it one more time, and configure seemed to run cleanly.  Does that mean 
> everything should be good to build?

There's some problem, but if you succeeded to run the script cleanly,
the files it produces should be okay.

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