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Re: [RFC] Update to current automake/autoconf/libtool versions.
Alexandre Oliva <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Dec 5, 2002, Zack Weinberg <email@example.com> wrote:
>> AC_NO_EXECUTABLES has two effects: (1) it disables the equivalent of
>> AC_PROG_CC_WORKS, which is what we need. But, (2) it causes autoconf
>> to barf if an AC_TRY_LINK test appears anywhere in the script being
> Please tell me why (2) doesn't make sense.
> If AC_PROG_CC_WORKS can't even link a do-nothing program, how would
> you expect to get any useful results from AC_TRY_LINK?
Because libstdc++'s AC_TRY_LINK tests are only executed in a situation
where AC_PROG_CC_WORKS would have succeeded (i.e. a native compilation).