Bug 450600 - AC_PATH_X does not treat /usr/lib64 as a "known" location
Summary: AC_PATH_X does not treat /usr/lib64 as a "known" location
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: autoconf
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Hopp
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-09 19:48 UTC by Braden McDaniel
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:39 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:39:22 UTC
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Patch for the F-9 package (1.58 KB, patch)
2008-06-09 19:48 UTC, Braden McDaniel
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Description Braden McDaniel 2008-06-09 19:48:08 UTC
Description of problem:
Autoconf's AC_PATH_X macro does not treat /usr/lib64 as a directory that the compiler/linker knows 
about. As such, the shell variable x_libraries gets set to /usr/lib64 when it really shouldn't be.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Additional info:
The patch I'm attaching has been submitted (and accepted, I believe) upstream. But it would be nice to 
go ahead and fix this in Fedora.

Comment 1 Braden McDaniel 2008-06-09 19:48:08 UTC
Created attachment 308749 [details]
Patch for the F-9 package

Comment 2 Braden McDaniel 2008-06-09 19:51:40 UTC
See: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.sysutils.autoconf.bugs/6140

Comment 3 Braden McDaniel 2008-12-24 00:21:40 UTC
This is fixed upstream in autoconf 2.63.

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