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patch #8183: configure.ac: look for host-prefixed ar

Submitted by:  Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>
Submitted on:  Thu Sep 19 11:22:15 2013  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>Open/Closed: Closed

Wed Feb 12 13:14:24 2014, comment #3:

I applied it. Thanks!

Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri Jan 24 09:54:25 2014, comment #2:

I only hit this with ar.
We actually only have the host-prefixed tools, so the others should be fine.

About AC_SUBST: I just wanted to keep the patch small. Why use two lines if it can be done in one.
Feel free to amend though, if you prefer
AC_CHECK_TOOL([AR], [ar])
AC_SUBST([AR])

Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>
Thu Jan 9 16:24:36 2014, comment #1:

Is it needed only for ar? What about other bintools (ld, etc)? Also, what is wrong in using AC_SUBST?

Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu Sep 19 11:22:15 2013, original submission:

This patch changes configure.ac to look for '${host}-ar' before looking for the unprefixed 'ar'.
This id useful when cross-compiling when all your binutils are prefixed.
I used AC_CHECK_TOOLS instead of AC_CHECK_TOOL, since autoconf docs say that the former calls AC_SUBST

Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>

 

Attached Files
file #29176:  tar-1.26-look-for-host-prefixed-ar.patch added by bmorbach (828B - text/x-patch - the patch)

 

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    Thu Sep 19 11:22:16 2013bmorbachAttached File-=>Added tar-1.26-look-for-host-prefixed-ar.patch, #29176

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