Bug 450600 - AC_PATH_X does not treat /usr/lib64 as a "known" location
AC_PATH_X does not treat /usr/lib64 as a "known" location
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: autoconf (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-09 15:48 EDT by Braden McDaniel
Modified: 2009-07-14 11:39 EDT (History)
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Patch for the F-9 package (1.58 KB, patch)
2008-06-09 15:48 EDT, Braden McDaniel
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Description Braden McDaniel 2008-06-09 15:48:08 EDT
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.

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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 15:48:08 EDT
Created attachment 308749 [details]
Patch for the F-9 package
Comment 2 Braden McDaniel 2008-06-09 15:51:40 EDT
See: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.sysutils.autoconf.bugs/6140

Comment 3 Braden McDaniel 2008-12-23 19:21:40 EST
This is fixed upstream in autoconf 2.63.
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