FW: [PATCH] Crosscompiling configure fix

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 15 16:10:00 GMT 2011

On Feb 11 21:37, Peter Foley wrote:
> I've submitted a fix for a problem I came across while trying to build a Linux-hosted Cygwin cross compiler. Autoconf fails in the cygwin and cygserver directories because the bootstrap compiler cannot link. This patch works around this by defining GCC_NO_EXECUTABLES, which causes autoconf to skip tests that involve linking.
> Note: I submitted a previous patch that included this change, however only part of that patch was applied (the removal of AC_ALLOCA) so I am resubmitting the GCC_NO_EXECUTABLES part of the patch.

Why is that necessary?  There are no tests left which try to build


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