Fixing build bustage under VC++
Wed Feb 20 21:13:00 GMT 2002
Mo DeJong wrote:
> Hi all.
> I took a quick look at why sourcenav fails to build under VC++ these days.
> The first problem I found showed up when Itcl tried to load tclConfig.sh and
> pulled it out of the tcl/unix subdirectory instead of tcl/win. After poking
> around for a bit, I found that the following change was to blame for this:
> 2001-09-12 Ian Roxborough <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * win/configure.in: Set DL_LIBS and MATH_LIBS. Create
> Index: configure.in
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/tcl/win/configure.in,v
> retrieving revision 1.4
> retrieving revision 1.5
> diff -u -r1.4 -r1.5
> --- configure.in 2001/09/09 23:56:10 1.4
> +++ configure.in 2001/09/13 00:38:49 1.5
> @@ -230,5 +235,5 @@
> -AC_OUTPUT(Makefile tclConfig.sh tcl.hpj)
> +AC_OUTPUT(Makefile tclConfig.sh tcl.hpj ../unix/tclConfig.sh)
> My question is, why would the tcl/win configure script need to generate
> a tclConfig.sh in the ../unix directory? The ChangeLog message seems to
> indicate that it has something to do with getting the build working with
> the Cygwin compiler. We can't really have two tclConfig.sh scripts like
> this because it breaks the m4 macro that searches for either unix/tclConfig.sh
> or win/tclConfig.sh.
This is because some apps need a pure cygwin/UNIX version of Tcl
to work correctly. It was kind of pain to learn that since I'd
already done the upgrade in source.redhat.com and found a dejagnu
and friends wouldn't work....
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