Updating top-level autoconf to 2.59

Michael Eager eager@eagercon.com
Fri Feb 9 08:30:00 GMT 2007

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Feb  8, 2007, Michael Eager <eager@eagercon.com> wrote:
>> I would much prefer explicitly specifying that the build is cross or
>> native.  I want to specify --cross or --native (or the equivalent).
> But then, what if you specify --build=X --host=Y --native (with X!=Y)?

That's what diagnostics are for.

> Per autoconf docs, --host is supposed to mean --cross.  --native is
> the absence of --host.  No room for inconsistencies in options.

If it worked correctly, I doubt there would be much discussion.
It seems that configure is always trying to guess whether the
build is native or host.

Michael Eager	 eager@eagercon.com
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