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Re: wvWare and cygwin

From: "neal somos" <>
> If I make the following change to wv2's configure, I can then make the
> 25826c25826
> < ac_link='$CC -o conftest$ac_exeext $CFLAGS $CPPFLAGS $LDFLAGS
conftest.$ac_ext $LIBS >&5'
> ---
> > ac_link='$CC -o conftest$ac_exeext $CFLAGS $CPPFLAGS conftest.$ac_ext
> Basically ...
>   gcc -o conftest.exe -O2 -liconv conftest.c
> produces quite different results from
>   gcc -o conftest.exe -O2 conftest.c -liconv
> which are the compile lines from the test being run by configure.
> How the original test works elsewhere but fails on cygwin
> is beyond me at this time.

Beyond me, too.

> Max asked
> > Umm... Why not fix the test?
> To do a good job of this I would need to know or learn much
> more than what I need to just be able to make this package.
> I am not in any position to be messing with autoconf which
> is what generated the configure in the first place.

Fair enough. Report the bug to wv2, then. It is a trivial misuse of the
compiler, so should be easily fixed by them.


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