Bug 15299 - configure no longer works for cross target
configure no longer works for cross target
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: findutils (Show other bugs)
6.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-03 16:36 EDT by Jimi X
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-03 16:36:18 EDT
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Description Jimi X 2000-08-03 16:36:17 EDT
there is a test in configure that will cause configure to fail if cross
compiling.
This is just wrong!!

here is the snip from configure

echo "configure:10957: checking whether setvbuf arguments are reversed"
1>&5
if test "${ac_cv_func_setvbuf_reversed+set}" = set; then
  echo $ac_n "(cached) $ac_c" 1>&6
else
  if test "$cross_compiling" = yes; then
    { echo "configure: error: cannot run test program while cross
compiling" 1>&2; exit 1; }
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Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-01-31 17:30:42 EST
we don't test our RPMs for building in a cross-compiled environment; this is a
rather esoteric, non-common situation.

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