Description of problem:
Use of the AC_CHECK_TYPE() autoconf macro fails when the compiler
flags contain -Werror due to missing prototypes for longval() and
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use AC_CHECK_TYPE(char, 1) in configure.in, or download
libast-0.6.1.tar.gz from http://www.eterm.org/download/ and use that.
2. export CFLAGS='-O0 -g3 -march=pentiumpro -W -Wall
-Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations -Wall -Werror -std=c99
3. ./autogen.sh && make distcheck
checking size of char... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof
See `config.log' for more details.
make: *** [distcheck] Error 1
configure script should complete without errors though "make
distcheck" will fail later on for other reasons.
This is now fixed in upstream Autoconf CVS, and will be available in the next
added patch to CVS so that this doesn't get lost.
this will be fixed when we need to issue the next erratum