Cross-build issues in gdb/gnulib
Tue Aug 25 17:06:00 GMT 2015

> On Aug 25, 2015, at 12:58 PM, Paul Eggert <> wrote:
> Pedro Alves wrote:
>>           # Test for the AIX locale name.
>>>          if (LC_ALL=ja_JP LC_TIME= LC_CTYPE= ./conftest; exit) 2>/dev/null; then
>>>            gt_cv_locale_ja=ja_JP
>>> The comment refers to AIX, but it is in fact executed in the "*" case of a case statement, i.e., for everything other than Windows.  The same code pattern also appears in the two other locale-*.m4 files.
> I'm lost.  Do you have a specific Gnulib patch in mind?

I didn't when I wrote that -- all I had was a diagnosis of the underlying bug.

In the meantime I found an autoconf manual and constructed a fix for this issue.  I'll send a patch soon, want to do some more testing.

Where should the fix be sent?


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