bugMIT/GNU Scheme - Bugs: bug #16346, ./configure doesn't check for m4


bug #16346: ./configure doesn't check for m4

Submitted by:  Aaron Hawley <ashawley>
Submitted on:  Fri 14 Apr 2006 07:20:50 PM UTC  
Votes:  1  
Category:  microcode Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Suboptimal behavior
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh> Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Sat 17 Apr 2010 05:48:16 AM UTC, comment #1:

Should be fixed at long last in commit 3a90241189112af13937c37e9f94363e6c7708ef. A secondary problem, of the build's proceeding even after m4 fails, should also be fixed in commit 08d269fc89eb5962c29772b2fe41ae15a58b11c0.

Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
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Fri 14 Apr 2006 07:20:50 PM UTC, original submission:

I was trying to bootstrap MIT/GNU Scheme on Debian GNU/Hurd by compiling from src/microcode in the latest snapshot and I noticed on my own that I didn't have m4 installed. The build system never complains about the missing dependency, nor does GCC complain that its receiving empty assembly source files. One does get a lot of "undefined references" from GCC when linking occurs.

This gave me the opportunity to check out all the assembly code for MIT Scheme written in stunning m4.

Aaron Hawley <ashawley>


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    Thu 30 May 2013 12:03:23 AM UTC mhb StatusReady For Test => Fixed
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    Sat 17 Apr 2010 05:48:16 AM UTC riastradh StatusNone => Ready For Test
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