[PATCH] Remove automake option 'cygnus' from newlib

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Tue Dec 14 20:25:10 GMT 2021

On 14/12/2021 05:45, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On 13 Dec 2021 13:20, Jon Turney wrote:
>> The 'cygnus' option was removed from automake 1.13 in 2012, so the
>> presence of this option prevents a later version of automake being used.
>> Check-list of the effects of '--cygnus' from the automake 1.12
>> documentation, and steps taken (where possible) to preserve those
>> effects (See also this thread [1] for discussion on that):
> to help with bisection, maybe this should be split into at least 2 patches ?
> (1) turn on the new features but leave cygnus enabled.
> (2) remove the cygnus option.
> wdyt ?

Yeah, that's not a bad idea.

I suspect that of tje effects of '--cygnus' which correspond to automake 
features (#1-#5), only #5 will result in a change to the generated 
autotools files (and thus potentially be the cause of a bisectable 
regression), but I guess I'll need to try it out to be sure :)

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