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Re: updated win32 macro

----- Original Message -----
From: "Akim Demaille" <>
To: "Robert Collins" <>
Cc: "Alexandre Oliva" <>;
<>; <>
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2001 11:45 PM
Subject: Re: updated win32 macro

> >>>>> "Robert" == Robert Collins <>
> >> | What does the high level interface do ? (I suggest it sets the
> Robert> variables
> >> | named above, setting them to " " as a minimum if WIN32 is found,
> >> and | nothing if it is not.
> >>
> >> What's the point?  Just define a user var to the proper flags if
> >> needed, and set the current compiler to use it.
> Robert> To enable the user to test for the win32 API in
> Robert>
> Robert> (A few emails back now - the second half of the issue). I know
> Robert> a lot of users will just be compiling a win32 only program and
> Robert> don't care, but I work openBSD to windows _all the time_... On
> Robert> second thought, lets just set WIN32="yes" if we found
> Robert> it. That's fairly intuitive.
> Then there is yet another thing to introduce IMHO, AC_SYS_WIN32 or so,
> which does define this symbol to yes/no.  You high level macro
> ac_requires it.

Doesn't that just check the _current_ support ?


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