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Thu May 12 15:55:40 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.11.
* autoconf.texi: Document filename restriction on CPP.
Thu May 12 10:11:20 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Treat "./Makefile" like "Makefile".
From Karl Berry.
Tue May 10 00:08:19 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Set prefix and exec_prefix if they
weren't set already.
Sat May 7 20:06:59 1994 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): If using, add `-c'
Sat May 7 15:36:22 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): If configuring in the source tree,
don't end top_srcdir with "/.".
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SET_MAKE): Remove temp file.
From John Interrante <>.
Fri May 6 15:26:48 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_SIZEOF_TYPE): Fatal error if test program fails.
Fri May 6 12:52:19 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Run "./config.status", not "config.status".
From Kevin Gallagher <>.
Fri May 6 00:45:29 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_WAIT3): Sleep in the parent to avoid rm
problems on fast machines. From david d zuhn.
Thu May 5 12:51:32 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.10.
* (install): Don't install INSTALL.
(installcheck, install-info): New targets.
Mon May 2 16:31:33 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
*, If M4 is an absolute file name that
no longer exists, use M4=m4.
Mon May 2 13:06:06 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_HAVE_POUNDBANG): Quote # in message.
From (Andreas Schwab).
* autoconf.texi: Document Fix typo in AC_HAVE_POUNDBANG.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CXX): Look for "cxx" (DEC C++ compiler) too.
* Fix tr string for Solaris tr.
Add if present.
From (Richard Henderson).
Fri Apr 29 12:53:53 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Use from srcdir
or srcdir/.. or srcdir/../.. and never default to cp.
Thu Apr 28 12:01:01 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acconfig.h: Add HAVE_MMAP entry.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MMAP): If NBPC is not defined, use PAGESIZE.
From "Kaveh R. Ghazi" <>.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): For each file being created,
munge a copy of conftest.sed rather than the original.
From (Brook Milligan).
Tue Apr 26 00:27:21 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_LANG_C, AC_LANG_CPLUSPLUS): Remove CFLAGS and
CXXFLAGS from ac_cpp.
Thu Apr 21 19:43:20 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.9.
* autoconf.texi: Document special AC_FIND_XTRA ordering
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_XTRA): Reorder AC_REQUIREs.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X): AC_REQUIRE_CPP.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_LEX): Say what we set LEXLIB to.
Wed Apr 20 13:17:05 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Allow . in hostnames. Use string
comparison on them.
(AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): namespace cleanup.
* autoconf.texi: Describe changes to AC_FIND_X, AC_FIND_XTRA, and
* acconfig.h: Replace DECLARE_YYTEXT with YYTEXT_POINTER.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): --gas and --x set with_gas and
with_x to yes, not 1.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_YYTEXT_POINTER): New macro, replacing
(AC_FIND_X): Assume no X if --without-x was given.
(AC_FIND_XTRA): Quotes AC_REQUIRE args. Run uname in a subshell in
case it's missing. Put -l options in X_EXTRA_LIBS. Print values
of the variables we set if verbose.
Tue Apr 19 14:14:25 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Note GNU m4 1.0 bugs.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): Set variables correctly.
* autoconf.texi: Don't @setchapternewpage odd by default. Mention
autoheader AC_SIZEOF_TYPE symbol generation.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_SIZEOF_TYPE): Fix typo.
* (install): Don't install aclocal.m4.
* Generate entries for AC_SIZEOF_TYPE
Mon Apr 18 22:14:59 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_SIZEOF_TYPE): Remove second arg, and generate a
symbol name automatically.
* autoconf.texi: Document new AC_SIZEOF_TYPE usage.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Only filter out "install"
containing "dspmsg".
(AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): Fix variable names to not conflict with grep -v.
* autoconf.texi: Various small fixes.
* INSTALL: Say configure takes "awhile".
Sat Apr 16 15:05:31 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4: Call AC_LANG_C in AC_PREPARE, not AC_INIT.
Fri Apr 15 07:00:37 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.8.
* acgeneral.m4: Rename ac_configure_args back to configure_args,
since some people have been using it.
Thu Apr 14 14:45:29 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Note that AC_ENABLE and AC_WITH arguments
shouldn't contain blanks, for now.
Wed Apr 13 17:26:36 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SET_MAKE): Use $MAKE if defined, else "make".
* autoconf.texi: Add missing files to diagram.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_TEST_CPP): Propogate comment about Coherent
lossage into configures.
Sat Apr 9 17:34:29 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Unknown option is a fatal error.
* acgeneral.m4: Remove ac_ prefix from some variables set by
options, for consistency and backward compatibility.
Fri Apr 8 13:24:29 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_XTRA): Don't test for -lsocket on IRIX.
From Karl Berry.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF, AC_FIND_X_DIRECT): Don't
override --x-includes and --x-libraries. Check openwin last due
to its bugs.
* acgeneral.m4: Add --x-includes, --x-libraries options. Document
them and --build, --host, --target.
* autoconf.texi: Mention --x-includes and --x-libraries.
* INSTALL: Mention --x-includes and --x-libraries.
Tue Apr 5 12:46:47 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Document top_srcdir substitution.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Look for in
@top_srcdir@, not $srcdir.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): AC_SUBST top_srcdir. Set it.
Mon Apr 4 20:13:08 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Fix dependencies examples.
* Update configuration dependencies.
* acgeneral.m4: Add back --no-create option. Make config.status
--recheck use it.
* Go back to doing move-if-change. (Work around in
dependencies by using stamp files.)
Thu Mar 31 11:34:50 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* (autoconf, autoheader, configure): Write to $@.tmp
instead of to $@ directly so that after a disk full error, the
targets to not exist. Otherwise, a subsequent make could install
a corrupt (but not executable) script. From Jim Meyering.
Thu Mar 31 08:22:29 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Re-document --with argument.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): --with can take an argument again.
Wed Mar 30 20:01:57 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Document --disable- options.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Add --disable-FEATURE.
* INSTALL: Mention --enable- options.
Mon Mar 28 17:43:22 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Make multiple non-option args a
fatal error.
* acspecific.m4: Change all occurrences of $(MAKE_VAR) to
* autoconf.texi (Command Line): New node. Move some descriptions
here from General Feature Tests. Describe --without- options.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Rewrite again, using ideas from the
GNU libc All options that take an argument set
shell variables.
(AC_COMPILE_CHECK): Add `return' in `int' function.
* INSTALL: Fix typo.
Sun Mar 27 00:44:07 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_NOTICE): Don't save original args or initialize
options here.
(AC_PARSEARGS): Do them here.
(AC_PREPARE): Save a copy of original args here, if it hasn't been
done yet.
Sat Mar 26 01:32:40 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4: Omit obsolete options from usage message.
Quote args to AC_CHECKING that contain m4 variables.
* INSTALL: Note that env can be used to set env vars.
* autoconf.texi: Document AC_SET_MAKE.
Note that vsprintf and vfprintf come with vprintf.
Note that env can be used to set env vars.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SET_MAKE): New macro.
(AC_PROG_INSTALL): Find scoinst as a good install program.
* acgeneral.m4: Initialize variables set by options.
(AC_HAVE_HEADERS): Require cpp.
* autoconf.texi: Document AC_ENABLE and @prefix@ and @exec_prefix@
* acgeneral.m4: Recognize all the Cygnus configure options; warn
about other arguments. Make default value for --with "yes", not
"1". AC_SUBST for prefix and exec_prefix.
(AC_ENABLE): New macro.
Thu Mar 24 18:11:00 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* INSTALL: Describe recently added configure options.
* autoconf.texi: Style cleanups. Mention
* Add ${config_h}.top to the output, if it's
Thu Mar 24 13:36:19 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* Remove all temp files when exiting. If m4 fails,
produce no output and exit with the m4 exit status.
* autoconf.texi: Document AC_PREREQ.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREREQ): New macro, with some helper macros.
Thu Mar 24 01:20:49 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* (acdatadir): New variable based on datadir, giving
Autoconf lib files their own subdirectory. Use it instead of
Wed Mar 23 22:41:54 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Change names of nodes that describe invoking
configure and config.status to conform to coding standards.
Document --version, --help, --silent/--quiet, --verbose options to
configure and config.status.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Add --help and --version to
configure. Simplify getting option arguments. Complain about
impossible host arguments.
(AC_OUTPUT): Add --help and --version to config.status.
Wed Mar 23 00:16:28 1994 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_CHECKING): Do nothing if $ac_silent is set.
(AC_PARSEARGS): Grok -q/--quiet/--silent and set $ac_silent.
Tue Mar 22 18:28:30 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Document AC_SIZEOF_TYPE.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_INT_16_BITS, AC_LONG_64_BITS): Mark obsolete
with advice to use AC_SIZEOF_TYPE instead.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_SIZEOF_TYPE): New macro.
Tue Mar 22 08:44:40 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Describe AC_CHECKING et al.
* acspecific.m4: Use AC_CHECKING et al. where appropriate.
macros. Use them where appropriate.
(AC_LANG_C, AC_LANG_CPLUSPLUS): Fix quoting of ac_cpp.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CPP): Don't add $CFLAGS to CPP.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Don't remove VPATH lines containing
colons. From Jim Meyering (
(AC_LANG_C): Add CFLAGS to ac_cpp.
Sat Mar 19 16:38:03 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_LANG_RESTORE): Only emit shell code to change
the current language if it actually changed.
* autoconf.texi: Add info dir entry. Describe new C++ macros and
(Language Choice): New section.
Add another example of dependencies.
macros based on work by (david d zuhn).
(AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): Use AC_REQUIRE_CPP. Warn that it's broken.
(AC_MMAP): New macro from Mike Haertel and Jim Avera.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Check for missing arguments to
options. Recognize --target. Save the original args before
modifying them.
(AC_PREPARE): Don't save the original args here (too late).
New macros based on work by (david d zuhn).
* Update the file even if it is unchanged, to avoid
foiling a Makefile rule that makes it from If you
let the rule for making config.status from configure create
config.h from, then an unnecessary update here will
not cause unneeded recompilation. Recompilation should only
happen if config.h is updated, which won't occur if
had the same contents, even if its timestamp changed. (Ick.)
* (Makefile): Don't depend on config.status, to avoid
running config.status too many times.
Fri Mar 18 00:43:21 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* autoconf.texi: Document AC_FIND_XTRA.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Remove VPATH lines if srcdir=., to
work around Sun make bug. From Karl Berry.
Rename internal use shell variables to start with "ac_".
Trap signal 2 (SIGINT), not signal 3 (SIGQUIT), which means stop
without cleaning up. From (Paul Eggert).
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_XTRA): New macro from Karl Berry
(AC_FIND_X, AC_ISC_POSIX): Provide self.
(AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): Move AC_SUBST. Don't quote value of
DECLARE_YYTEXT. From Karl Berry.
(AC_PROG_CPP): Include $CFLAGS in CPP.
Rename internal use shell variables to start with "ac_".
*, Trap signal 2 (SIGINT), not signal 3
(SIGQUIT), which means stop without cleaning up. From (Paul Eggert).
* autoconf.texi: Mention shell variable prefixes.
* autoconf.texi: Work around RCS substitution in AC_REVISION
Wed Mar 16 19:55:17 1994 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (compile): Include $LDFLAGS.
Thu Mar 10 01:27:20 1994 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Don't absolutize relative paths.
(AC_OUTPUT): For relative paths, prepend to $srcdir as many
"../" as the number of subdirectories deep the file being created is.
Tue Feb 15 16:02:19 1994 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Reject /sbin/install.
Sun Feb 13 21:15:45 1994 Noah Friedman (
* autoconf.texi (Setting Variables, Sample Replace
references to AC_UNISTD_H with AC_HAVE_HEADERS(unistd.h).
Thu Feb 10 21:39:43 1994 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SYS_SIGLIST_DECLARED): New macro.
Sat Feb 5 13:35:52 1994 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for -lkvm separately after
-lutil check.
Fri Feb 4 17:17:11 1994 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Move creation of conftest.sed
outside of `for' loop. We need only do this once for all the
output files.
Fri Jan 21 16:35:00 1994 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL_INSTALL_SH): New macro for
INSTALL value to use
Thu Jan 6 16:22:25 1994 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Use AC_QUOTE_SQUOTE instead of
AC_DEFINE_QUOTE on AC_VAL. From Bruno Haible
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED): pushdef/popdef
Wed Dec 22 03:51:53 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): in verbose strings, put
AC_DEFINE_QUOTE exprs in double quotes to avoid shell wildcard
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PROGRAM_PATH, AC_PROGRAMS_PATH): New macros.
* autoconf.texi (General Tests): Document them.
Put `m4' in the list of progs-to-check, since we want the absolute
pathname for that too if we can get it.
Fri Dec 17 13:44:24 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): define HAVE_ALLOCA if alloca is
present in system libraries.
Tue Dec 14 14:53:55 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Remove $ac_clean_files in traps.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Check that free appears in stdlib.h.
Fri Dec 10 06:35:25 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Don't look for install in `.'.
Wed Dec 8 12:10:59 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): Redirect stderr to /dev/null in
eval'd make pipeline.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_QUOTE_SED): Quote ! as well.
Mon Dec 6 23:41:05 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CPP): Try 'cc -E -traditional-cpp' for NeXT.
Thu Dec 2 02:25:39 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): use rm -r to remove conftest* both in
exit traps and at start of script.
Wed Dec 1 03:22:21 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_DIRECT): Search for includes and libs
in more places.
Sun Nov 28 21:57:31 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_NOTICE): Replace "this program" with "this
configure script" to disambiguate between configure and the
program it is distributed with (which can have different terms).
Tue Nov 23 19:41:53 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_DIRECT): Use the shell variable
`x_direct_test_include' to choose the include file to search for.
Sat Nov 20 17:58:09 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_DIRECT): Search for R6 includes & libs
in various places. Look for /usr/athena/include & /usr/athena/lib.
Make AC_HAVE_LIBRARY check for the library specified by the shell
variable `x_direct_test_library', rather than hardcoding Xt (to
which the shell variable now defaults).
Thu Nov 18 18:17:21 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Use ! instead of @ as the
sed substitution separator.
* New file.
* (DISTFILES): Add it.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Use it as the default
instead of cp, if it's there.
Sat Nov 13 12:24:57 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Extend that last change to also
happen for .C, .cc, and .m (objc) files.
Wed Nov 10 09:26:35 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): When substituting .c or .h files, put
autoconf-added comments in '/* ... */'.
Mon Nov 8 16:22:48 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_NOTICE): Put autoconf version number in configure.
Fri Nov 5 23:31:28 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): properly quote `acfindx' rule.
Fri Oct 29 21:46:57 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (HAVE_LONG_DOUBLE): Add code to detect Stardent
Vistra lossage. From Kaveh R. Ghazi (
Tue Oct 26 15:24:33 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.7.
Tue Oct 19 23:49:50 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_TEST_PROGRAM): Don't remove conftest* before
running $2 or $3 or $4; just once at the end.
Mon Oct 18 01:38:00 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Echo a newline into confdefs.h so it
is never empty.
Fri Oct 15 18:49:20 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Added test of trivial use for broken
Ultrix-32 V3.1 Rev 9 vcc.
Fri Oct 15 15:44:39 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OBSOLETE): New macro.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_UNISTD_H, AC_USG, AC_MEMORY_H): Call it.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): Try to create files in
${prefix}/lib and ${exec_prefix}/lib instead of ${prefix} and
${exec_prefix}; they are more likely to be writable.
* (clean): Remove *.ma and *.mas, the macro index files.
Tue Oct 12 16:02:52 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_RETSIGTYPE): AC_PROVIDE self.
Mon Oct 11 19:09:20 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (editsh): Obfuscate @M4@ and @datadir@ references so
configure doesn't edit them.
Sun Oct 10 14:01:35 1993 Jim Meyering (
* (--help): Exit successfully.
Sat Oct 9 08:29:15 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.6.
* acconfig.h (inline): New entry.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DIR_HEADER_CHECK): Don't call opendir, in
case the needed libraries (e.g., -ldir on Xenix) aren't in
LIBS yet. From Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_LEX): Fix typo.
temporary files before doing the actions, in case they're
nested tests. From (Gray Watson).
* Check for GNU m4 under several names.
* Use that value.
From Franc,ois Pinard.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STRUCT_TM): Use a member of struct tm, to
make sure the compiler complains if it's not defined.
From Bruno Haible (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): If libX11.a isn't in
USRLIBDIR, check in LIBDIR. Filter out any make verbose messages.
Tue Oct 05 19:21:29 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_DOUBLE): Announce that this feature is being
checked even if the test is simply whether $CC is gcc.
Tue Oct 5 14:23:28 1993 Roland McGrath (
* Produce HAVE_LIBfoo for AC_HAVE_LIBRARY.
Sun Oct 3 15:41:36 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Write assignment for `extrasub'; in sed
cmds, write "$extrasub" so can set it to do sed frobs.
Take second arg and write it to config.status before `exit 0'.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Say `checking for lack of working
const'. That is precisely accurate.
Wed Sep 22 15:47:50 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4: If not using GNU m4, abort.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Lose if we're not in the srcdir,
not if we're in it. But disable the check for now.
Mon Sep 20 15:32:30 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Check for $srcdir being configured,
diagnose and lose.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_QUOTE_SED): Quote @ and %.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Say "$file is unchanged" when it is.
Sat Sep 18 14:32:04 1993 Ian Lance Taylor (
* acgeneral.m4: Substitute for CONFIG_FILES and CONFIG_HEADERS
before using them, in case they have multiple values.
Fri Sep 17 14:40:20 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_WAIT3): wait3 works if ru_stime is
nonzero, too.
Thu Sep 16 15:39:53 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X_XMKMF): Code moved from AC_FIND_X.
(AC_FIND_X_DIRECT): New function, derived from code by Karl
Berry and Rob Savoye.
(AC_FIND_X): Call them.
Wed Sep 15 19:06:46 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Remove confdefs* on exit with trap 0.
(AC_OUTPUT): Don't bother removing it.
* acgeneral.m4: Remove --no-create option; not useful.
Mon Sep 13 21:54:46 1993 Paul Eggert (
* Rename the temporary output to the real
output if their contents differ, not if their contents are identical.
This fixes bug introduced in Aug 30 change.
Mon Sep 13 16:50:30 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Run config.status with
CONFIG_SHELL if defined. Same for configure run from config.status.
Rename gen_files to CONFIG_FILES and gen_config to CONFIG_HEADERS.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Remove confdefs* in trap.
Fri Sep 10 00:29:20 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): Test /var/tmp as well.
In loop, skip past nonexistent dirs.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Say "working", not "broken". We are
checking for a working const as opposed to a broken or absent
const, not for a broken const as opposed to a working one.
Thu Sep 9 09:25:49 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4, acconfig.h (AC_LONG_64_BITS): New macro.
Wed Sep 1 18:54:12 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PROGRAM_CHECK): Use && instead of test -a.
Tue Aug 31 19:21:35 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Support generating multiple
.h files. From (Gray Watson).
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): If using alloca.o, define C_ALLOCA.
* acgeneral.m4 (compile, AC_HEADER_EGREP, AC_PROGRAM_EGREP,
from cc and cpp command lines; include "confdefs.h" in test
(AC_DEFINE): Append a #define to confdefs.h.
Reduce duplicated code by introducing a temp variable, AC_VAL.
Mon Aug 30 17:36:54 1993 Roland McGrath (
* Don't write output if it is the same as output file.
Wed Aug 25 14:14:33 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_VFORK): Check for SunOS 5.2 bug with ignoring
signal in parent before vfork. From eggert.
Fri Aug 20 10:14:42 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Support giving values to --with
options. Go back to using sed for invalid test, but without
using '*' in the regex.
Thu Aug 19 14:53:29 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): eval the args.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Use case instead of sed and
test to detect invalid package names. Remove =value from
--with options until we support it.
Wed Aug 11 18:52:41 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X): Don't set x_includes if it's
/usr/include or x_libraries if it's /lib or /usr/lib.
Wed Aug 11 13:00:18 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): If we cannot write $dir, echo
a warning msg and continue the loop to skip that directory.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_REVISION): Also eat double quotes.
Thu Aug 5 14:55:59 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acconfig.h: Add TIME_WITH_SYS_TIME.
Mon Aug 2 14:55:16 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): \-escape "s in rhs of
Remove gratuitous second arg to AC_SUBST.
Sun Aug 1 19:13:08 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Define HAVE_GETLOADAVG if we find
one and don't use our own getloadavg.c.
* acconfig.h: Add HAVE_GETLOADAVG.
Sat Jul 31 17:28:48 1993 Karl Berry (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Report results under -v.
Fri Jul 30 18:08:30 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (syms, headers, funcs, libs): Run values through
sort|uniq to remove duplicates.
Wed Jul 28 00:02:34 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* (config.status): Run config.status --recheck,
not configure.
(install): Remove refs to install-info until it's released,
because people are getting confused.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): For config.status --recheck, echo
the configure command line that we run.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_FLEX): Use AC_HAVE_LIBRARY.
Mon Jul 26 19:11:01 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check that both -lutil and -lkvm
exist before choosing them in hopes they will define getloadavg.
* (frob): Put $2 and $3 in the expansion of
AC_HAVE_LIBRARY, so AC_DEFINE there is noticed.
Mon Jul 26 14:21:33 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (INT_16_BITS): Check the obvious way, so it
doesn't pick up machines with 64 bit longs.
Mon Jul 26 14:01:38 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for -lelf with
AC_HAVE_LIBRARY instead of checking for <elf.h> with AC_HEADER_CHECK.
Mon Jul 26 13:58:39 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SCO_INTL, AC_IRIX_SUN, AC_DYNIX_SEQ): Use
Mon Jul 26 13:55:17 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (eval frob): Restore hairy sed use; we need it to
handle multi-line macro invocations.
Mon Jul 26 00:50:43 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X): Quote the Imakefile.
Sun Jul 25 08:17:11 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acconfig.h (CRAY_STACKSEG_END): New #undef.
Thu Jul 22 20:26:12 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.5.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X): Let make substitute any variables
in INCROOT and USRLIBDIR, instead of using sed.
From (Jack Woychowski).
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): When printing value verbosely, use
double quotes and AC_DEFINE_QUOTE, like we do when assigning
the value, so shell variables get expanded the same way.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_REVISION): New macro.
From wollman@uvm-gen.EMBA.UVM.EDU (Garrett Wollman).
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Add newline before open brace.
Thu Jul 22 17:07:15 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STAT_MACROS_BROKEN): New macro.
* acconfig.h (STAT_MACROS_BROKEN): New #undef.
Wed Jul 21 15:44:32 1993 Roland McGrath (
shell var is replaced in rhs.
Wed Jul 21 13:31:38 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acconfig.h (size_t, mode_t, off_t): Added.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_OFF_T): New macro.
Tue Jul 20 15:39:44 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Put in comment at top.
* acconfig.h (NDIR): Added.
Mon Jul 19 22:10:49 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* (info, dvi): New targets.
Sun Jul 18 22:36:33 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (frob): Use `#' as the first line of each definition.
(eval frob): Totally simplify sed use to just handle "^@@@.*@@@$".
Wed Jul 14 22:44:25 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acconfig.h: Restore blank lines between paragraphs.
* (libs): New variable and frob to set it from
AC_HAVE_LIBRARY uses. Produce #undef HAVE_* for each $libs.
Tue Jul 13 19:03:46 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acconfig.h: Sort the entries, like the comment says.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Only check for the AIX library
once, looking in both local and system dirs.
Consolidate SVR4 and Solaris cases.
Mon Jul 12 20:33:36 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): If we find sys/dg_sys_info.h, do
Sun Jul 11 00:43:51 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): BSD library is -lutil, not
-lutils, and requires -lkvm too.
Check for local AIX library using AC_HAVE_LIBRARY, not
Un-nest some conditionals. Stop checking once we've
found a way to get getloadavg.
Thu Jul 8 20:21:28 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Remove rules for making *.conf; make
Autoconf's configure script semi-normally.
Wed Jul 7 14:37:35 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* (--help): Print help message to stdout and exit 0.
(--version): Exit after printing version number.
* (--version): Exit after printing version number.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_DOUBLE): Make sure that long double
isn't smaller than double, as in Ultrix 4.[23] cc.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_REPLACE_FUNCS): Include ctype.h in the test
program to get stubs.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_FIND_X): New macro.
Tue Jul 6 19:15:17 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Try ls -L first, in case
/dev/kmem is a symlink (as on Solaris).
Wed Jun 30 22:08:22 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MINUS_C_MINUS_O): Remove spurious `then'.
Fri Jun 25 23:16:42 1993 Paul Eggert (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Replace `p = <const char** expr>'
with `ccp = <const char** expr>'; the former wasn't ANSI C, and
was causing working compilers to be rejected.
Fri Jun 25 13:26:34 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): Redirect rm's stderr to
Thu Jun 24 15:58:04 1993 Noah Friedman (
*,, acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Undo
change of Jun 16 1993. Only set `LANG' and `LC_ALL' to "C" if
already set.
Sat Jun 19 00:01:51 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acgeneral.m4: Undefine m4's `format' builtin.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_HAVE_POUNDBANG): Make conftest executable,
but not necessarily writable by group or other.
Thu Jun 17 21:10:33 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CPP): Put double quotes around ${CC-cc},
not single quotes.
If --verbose option given, say what CPP is being set to.
Wed Jun 16 17:50:00 1993 Jim Blandy (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CPP): Make sure that `cc -E` doesn't
run the program through the C compiler too. Bob Olson
<> says it does on the NeXT.
Wed Jun 16 16:17:05 1993 Noah Friedman (
*,, acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Always set
`LANG' and `LC_ALL' environment variables to `C'.
Fri Jun 11 14:29:31 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MINUS_C_MINUS_O): Test that cc works at all,
and only test it for -c -o if it does.
Tue Jun 8 01:47:22 1993 Paul Eggert (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): The line
DEFS="`echo \"$DEFS\" | sed 's%[&\\\]%\\\&%g'`"
doesn't work in some shells, which don't allow nesting
\"\" inside `` inside "", and which don't unescape \\\& in the
expected (?) way. Also, some versions of echo interpret
backslashes inside $DEFS. Put $DEFS into a temporary file
to avoid these portability minefields.
Mon Jun 7 20:11:50 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): In setting KMEM_GROUP, use new sed
magic from friedman which should win with both meanings of ls -lg.
Mon Jun 7 06:48:49 1993 Noah Friedman (
* (dist): Change gzipped tar file extension to `.gz'.
Use explicit --gzip option to tar to make sure tar uses the right
compression program (or else exits from failure to understand the
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Don't split sed expr for exec_prefix
across two lines, since not all versions of sed understand that.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_HAVE_POUNDBANG): Complete rewrite which doesn't
depend on csh.
Tue Jun 1 03:06:28 1993 Noah Friedman (
* Version 1.4.1 (not announced to the general public, but
a snapshot was put on the June '93 GNU CDROM).
* (dist): If ln fails (e.g. because of cross-device
links), mention on stdout that file is being copied.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Use `[$]*' in assignment to
configure_args to get shell positional args, rather than m4 args to
(AC_OUTPUT): Use `configure_args' in config.status
when invoked with --recheck, rather than $*.
Mon May 31 13:12:56 1993 Paul Eggert (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): rm $dir/conftest*,
not conftest*.
Mon May 31 04:18:18 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): Quote libname in define.
Sun May 30 19:52:24 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SETVBUF_REVERSED): Pass (char *) main to
setvbuf instead of zero.
Thu May 27 20:30:53 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): Save $* in shell var `configure_args'.
(AC_OUTPUT): Use $configure_args in place of $*.
Wed May 26 16:19:51 1993 Noah Friedman (
* autoconf.texi (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Doc fix.
(Automatic Remaking): Put code fragment in @example ... @end example.
Mon May 24 15:46:47 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (frob): Redefine AC_CONFIG_HEADER to set shell
variable `config_h'.
(config_h): New variable, initialize to "config.h" before frobbing.
(final output): Write ${config_h}.in.
Sat May 22 17:45:19 1993 Noah Friedman (
* Version 1.4 released.
Thu May 20 20:25:45 1993 Jim Blandy (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_IDENTITY): New function.
(AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED): Use it to fix this; due to a
misunderstanding of m4, this was using its first argument as
the definition.
Thu May 20 09:21:55 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA) [find_stack_direction]: Return the
value from the recursive call. If it worked before, it was by luck.
From Bruno Haible <>.
Tue May 18 23:40:21 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Require AC_PROG_CPP.
Mon May 17 18:01:09 1993 Karl Berry (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Use variables gen_files and
gen_config in the loop that generates the output (Make)files,
instead of hardwiring the filenames.
Sat May 15 17:23:19 1993 Roland McGrath (
* Accept `-' to mean read stdin as input.
* Likewise.
Fri May 14 12:41:02 1993 Noah Friedman (
*, acspecific.m4 (AC_PREPARE): If `LANG' environment
variable is set, reset its value to `C'. This is so `tr [...]'
works more portably.
Thu May 13 22:56:20 1993 Paul Eggert (
* acspecific.m4 (VOID_CLOSEDIR): Test closedir instead of assuming
that it works. E.g. dynix closedir yields garbage, but has no
prototype. Presumably Xenix closedir had the same problem, so
stop special-casing it.
Wed May 12 20:25:36 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acconfig.h: Add HAVE_LONG_DOUBLE.
Wed May 12 15:07:36 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE_UNQUOTED): New macro.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): Include ctype.h instead of stdio.h.
We want it only to define __stub_* in glibc. Using stdio.h lost
when it contained a conflicting prototype for $1; ctype.h has fewer
* acconfig.h: Add GETGROUPS_T.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_RANLIB): Use : instead of @: for no-op.
Some braindead make does bizarre magical things with @ in variables.
Mon May 10 14:24:27 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_HAVE_POUNDBANG): New feature.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Add more backslashes to character class
in DEFS filter (sigh).
Sun May 9 14:04:31 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE_QUOTE): No AC_QUOTE_SED (was innermost).
$DEFS in string to be evalled.
(AC_OUTPUT): Run DEFS through a sed filter that quotes things in it
from sed (woo woo!) before writing it into config.status.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): Use AC_PROGRAM_EGREP to test for [CRAY
&& !CRAY2], instead of AC_TEST_PROGRAM. No need to run a program
for this.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PROGRAM_CHECK): Extract the first word of $2
when looking for it in PATH, so it can be a program name with args.
Omit default assignment if $4 is empty.
Only write verbose msg if $1 was set nonempty.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_YACC): Pass 'bison -y' (quoted like that)
in list to AC_PROGRAMS_CHECK. Don't test for bison later to add -y
Sat May 8 00:23:58 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_REPLACE_FUNCS): Add a trailing newline in
code for AC_COMPILE_CHECK. Otherwise it got spurious failures.
* acspecific.m4 (TIME_WITH_SYS_TIME): New macro.
* (dist): Depend on Makefile. Use gzip instead
of compress. Link files individually instead of en masse;
if a link fails, use `cp -f' on the losing file.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): Define CRAY_STACKSEG_END (the
name of a function used in alloca.c) for CRAY-1, CRAY X-MP,
and CRAY Y-MP.
Fri May 7 15:56:26 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for mach/mach.h, but don't
disable nlist checks if found.
Fri May 7 04:59:25 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Don't look for `install' in
Thu May 6 20:41:35 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): The test program should choke on
#ifdef __stub___$1 as well.
(AC_REPLACE_FUNCS): Make the test program choke on stubs.
Wed May 5 20:43:13 1993 Roland McGrath (
* ($infile existence check): Fixed test for
nonemptiness of $print_version to not always be true.
Wed May 5 17:22:42 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREFIX, AC_PROGRAM_CHECK), acspecific.m4
(AC_PROG_INSTALL): If IFS wasn't set initially, give it a
normal default value. Happens on LynxOS (x86), says
Pete Klammer <>.
Wed May 5 13:22:52 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4: Undefine the `shift' builtin.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_YACC): Use AC_PROGRAMS_CHECK to check for
both bison and yacc, instead of two AC_PROGRAM_CHECK uses.
* ($# -eq 0): Set var $tmpout to name of temp file,
send stdout there instead of
(just before exit): If $# -eq 0, then move $tmpout to
if $status -eq 0, or remove $tmpout otherwise.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STRCOLL): Rewritten to use a test program that
verifies that `strcoll' does vaguely reasonable ordering.
Tue May 4 19:59:00 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_DOUBLE): Don't explicitely echo
`checking for long double'.
Mon May 3 22:04:35 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETGROUPS_T): New macro.
Sat May 1 22:37:55 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_DOUBLE): New macro.
Wed Apr 28 15:52:42 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PROGRAM_CHECK): Write msg under --verbose.
Thu Apr 22 18:24:40 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): Remove spurious `#endif' line at end.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_WITH): Fix reversed args to patsubst.
Test $with_FOO, not $FOO.
Wed Apr 21 18:14:19 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_QUOTE_TOKEN): New macro.
Tue Apr 20 18:02:46 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): Guess name of lex output file
Add `dnl' after calling some autoconf macros.
Mon Apr 19 15:46:24 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MINUS_C_MINUS_O): Do each compile a second time
after testing for the existence of the output. Some compilers
refuse to overwrite an existing .o file with -o, though they will
create one.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): Changed lex input to two lines
of "%%", not just one.
Sat Apr 17 17:26:12 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_COMPILE_CHECK): Don't print `checking for ...'
message if first argument is empty.
Sat Apr 17 01:18:41 1993 Noah Friedman (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PID_T): provide self.
(AC_VFORK): Require AC_PID_T.
Fri Apr 16 11:57:35 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PROGRAMS_CHECK): Take optional third arg; if
given, use it as the default value.
Thu Apr 15 16:43:45 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_REPLACE_FUNCS): Print a message under --verbose.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): Use m4's patsubst and translit
instead of running sed and tr at runtime.
* acconfig.h: Add STACK_DIRECTION.
Wed Apr 14 17:08:47 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): If we chose alloca.c, run a test
program to define STACK_DIRECTION.
Mon Apr 5 19:02:52 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_LONG_FILE_NAMES): Put test inside a for loop on
several directories: . /tmp $prefix $exec_prefix. Define
HAVE_LONG_FILE_NAMES iff long names win in all those directories.
Sun Apr 4 18:38:23 1993 Roland McGrath (
* ( Removed pattern rule.
(, New rules.
* (version_only): New variable, set nonempty for
`autoconf --version' with no input file.
(output writing): No output if $version_only is set.
Wed Mar 31 17:33:57 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Uncomment and fix second AIX test.
Wed Mar 31 16:58:12 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Rewrite first AIX XL C test.
Comment out bogosity in second AIX test.
Wed Mar 31 12:45:59 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Put single quotes around definition
that is echoed with --verbose. AC_DEFINE(MVDIR, "$(libdir)/mvdir")
was generating losing code.
Mon Mar 29 15:44:24 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Add a missing pair of [quotes].
Mon Mar 29 14:54:00 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DECLARE_YYTEXT): Change sed regexp so it won't
match other identifiers beginning with `yytext'.
Sat Mar 27 00:11:16 1993 Paul Eggert (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Detect broken AIX XL C compiler.
Thu Mar 25 19:54:50 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Remove single quotes from the C
program; they produce shell syntax errors.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Add a newline after "}" to prevent
commands following on the same line of from
generating shell syntax errors.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_COMPILE_CHECK): Use explicit return types
to avoid warnings.
(AC_TEST_CPP): Add parens to force redirection order.
(AC_OUTPUT): Allow hostname to return bogus exit status.
From Jean-loup Gailly <>.
Mon Mar 22 16:53:01 1993 Roland McGrath (
* Use $M4, not m4 explicitly.
(M4): If unset in env, initialize to @m4@.
* Likewise.
* (M4): Define new variable.
(autoconf.conf, %.conf): Use it.
(editsh): New variable: sed command to replace @datadir@; also
replace @M4@ with $(M4).
(autoconf, autoheader): Use $(editsh) instead of explicit sed command.
Mon Mar 22 13:08:10 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): IBM's /bin/cc under AIX-3.2 on an rs6000
rejects attempts to modify *any* member of a struct that has a
member declared like `const int *ap[2]'.
Wed Mar 17 18:08:30 1993 Noah Friedman (
*, (MACRODIR): Variable renamed to
AC_MACRODIR. Don't initialize it at runtime if it is already set
in the environment.
(MACROFILES): Don't set until after options are processed.
(print_version): New temp variable.
*, Rewrote argument parsing.
Added `-m', `--macrodir', `-h', `--help', and `--' options.
Updated usage string.
* autoconf.texi: Documented --macrodir option and its effects for
both scripts.
Tue Mar 16 09:10:48 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Sun's SC1.0 ANSI compiler (acc) won't
increment a `const int *' pointer declared through a typedef.
Mon Mar 15 16:08:42 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Grok `--verbose' flag; set verbose=yes.
(AC_DEFINE): Only echo "defining $1" if $verbose is set.
Sun Mar 14 18:19:21 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Choose `installbsd' if we find
it, in preference to `install'.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Add a check for `const int *foo' not
allowing modification of FOO (not *FOO).
Fri Mar 12 15:27:53 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Remove before
creating it.
Thu Mar 11 12:57:53 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Surround defn with { and }.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Split up $SEDDEFS into smaller
chunks, since some shells can't handle large here documents.
We write several commands in config.status to create conftest.sed
in pieces.
Mon Mar 8 14:40:53 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_WITH): Don't echo anything.
Use the m4 patsubst fn instead of a run-time sed invocation to
massage $1.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DIR_HEADER_CHECK): #include <sys/types.h>
before the header we are testing.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): If $2 is empty, echo "defining $1 to be
empty", rather than "defining $1 to be ".
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DIR_HEADER_CHECK): New; subr of AC_DIR_HEADER.
(AC_DIR_HEADER): Use it to test for each possible header file.
Tue Mar 2 01:06:25 1993 Noah Friedman (
* Don't use /p1/,/p2/ construct with sed---it's not
portable. Handle broken AIX sed that strips \n from hold space
when it shouldn't. From Jun Hamano <>.
Tue Mar 02 00:08:39 1993 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Fix typo that caused spurious lossage
with /bin/cc from Irix-4. From Karl Berry.
Fri Feb 26 17:14:58 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Add bizarre case that loses on SCO 3.2v4.
Mon Feb 22 13:02:27 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_QUOTE_HERE, AC_QUOTE_SED): Change the quote
chars to { and } instead of nothing. Then use {} (empty quotes) to
separate the patsubst forms from the following dnl. Otherwise the
result of patsubst is pasted together with dnl and the result is
seen as a single token.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MINUS_C_MINUS_O): Print msg saying what we are
doing before we do it.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREFIX): Print out the choice made.
(AC_DEFINE): Print out the definition being done.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE_QUOTE): Add dnl at end of line.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Do changequote around listing of
/dev/kmem and sed frobbing which needs to use [ and ].
Sun Feb 21 13:57:55 1993 Roland McGrath (
* Use brackets in tr range args.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SETVBUF_REVERSED): Make the test fail if
setvbuf returns nonzero.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): If we need to install setgid,
figure out what group owns /dev/kmem, and set KMEM_GROUP to that.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MINUS_C_MINUS_O): Test plain `cc' after testing
$CC. We want to make sure both compilers grok -c -o.
Thu Feb 18 18:05:14 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_QUOTE_{DQUOTE,SQUOTE,HERE,SED}): New macros.
(AC_DEFINE_{QUOTE,SEDQUOTE}): New macros; subrs of AC_DEFINE.
(AC_DEFINE): Use them to quote $2.
Wed Feb 17 14:49:14 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_TIMEZONE): Fixed quoting in tzname check.
changequote inside quotes lost.
Mon Feb 8 14:22:11 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acconfig.h (_ALL_SOURCE): Use #ifndef; AIX compiler way too dumb.
Sun Jan 31 16:39:46 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_TIMEZONE): Put newlines before `#include ...'
in $defs value.
Thu Jan 28 18:06:53 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acconfig.h (_ALL_SOURCE): Use "!defined (_ALL_SOURCE) ||
_ALL_SOURCE == 0" rather than "!_ALL_SOURCE", which bombs on the
AIX compiler.
Mon Jan 25 12:09:43 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acconfig.h (HAVE_UNION_WAIT, SYS_SIGLIST_DECLARED): New #undef's.
* acconfig.h (_ALL_SOURCE): Surround with #if !_ALL_SOURCE.
Fri Jan 22 15:08:33 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): If /usr/local/lib/libgetloadavg.a
exists, add -L/usr/local/lib to LDFLAGS.
Fri Jan 22 12:49:11 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): Only comment out the #undef NAME
part of the line, to avoid causing errors from existing comments.
Thu Jan 21 14:50:20 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): Use $libname in "checking for"
message, not $1, to avoid "checking for -l-lfoo".
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREPARE): In compile defn, include $CFLAGS.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Broke AC_CONFIG_NAME writing out into:
(AC_OUTPUT_HEADER): New macro broken out of AC_OUTPUT.
Add to conftest.sed a new sed command to turn #undef's into comments.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Use new shell variable, $maxsedlines,
for max number of lines to feed to one sed invocation.
Lower this limit to 20; UTekV 3.2e can't cope with 40.
Tue Jan 19 13:21:02 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.3.
Fri Jan 15 16:28:18 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
AC_TEST_PROGRAM): Make DEFS always contain -D commands,
not C code.
Thu Jan 14 17:05:17 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for -lkvm; don't assume it.
Thu Jan 14 16:46:41 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (selecting $syms from $TEMPLATES): Use sed to
replace lines containing only blanks with empty lines.
Thu Jan 14 15:15:31 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_MODE_T): New macro.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Check for grep -c returning
nothing (AIX 3.1) as well as returning 0.
Wed Jan 13 16:05:59 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): Add missing #endif.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Use sed, not basename.
From Francois Pinard.
Wed Jan 13 15:49:18 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Set exec_prefix to ${prefix}, not
$(prefix); it now works in both makefiles and shell scripts.
Wed Jan 13 15:29:04 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* If input is empty, don't print all of
acconfig.h. From Francois Pinard.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Have config.status check all of its
args for validity.
Tue Jan 12 11:11:45 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Preserve whitespace around = in prefix
and exec_prefix assignments.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Values for getloadavg_missing were
Fri Jan 8 18:45:59 1993 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Make config.status not complain with
usage msg when given no args.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): Say "checking for -lfoo", not
just "checking for foo".
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): Remove excess quoting around $2
and $3.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for getloadavg library, both
a normally installed one, and one in /usr/local/lib.
After figuring out params for getloadavg.c, figure out whether it
defined LDAV_PRIVILEGED, and if so, set NEED_SETGID to true, and
* acconfig.h: Added GETLOADAVG_PRIVILEGED.
Fri Jan 8 16:16:35 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE, AC_OUTPUT): Restore the third sed string.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): Use __stub_funcname.
* Use Autoconf version number.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Diagnose usage errors for
config.status. Use grep -c to count nonempty lines instead of
test -s.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Use AC_HAVE_LIBRARY.
Wed Jan 6 19:54:47 1993 Roland McGrath (
* (coverage check): Use $TEMPLATES in error msg, not
hard-wired "config.h".
Wed Jan 6 18:24:41 1993 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): If AC_CONFIG_NAME, change
@DEFS@ to -DHAVE_CONFIG_H in Makefiles etc. Idea from Roland McGrath.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_FUNC_CHECK): If __STUB_funcname is defined,
assume the function isn't present.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Make no args to AC_OUTPUT work
again. From Ian Lance Taylor.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Fix quoting problem.
* acconfig.h [const]: New addition.
Thu Dec 31 17:56:18 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_LIBRARY): New macro from Noah Friedman.
* acconfig.h: Renamed from config.h.
* Renamed from
Support a local acconfig.h.
Use \\012 instead of \\n for tr for portability.
Thu Dec 31 12:30:34 1992 Roland McGrath (
* config.h: Added #undef vfork.
Tue Dec 29 14:26:43 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_COMPILE_CHECK): Use cat rather than echo to
create conftest.c, to avoid " problems.
Fri Dec 25 15:07:06 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Don't define HAVE_CONST.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT, AC_DEFINE): Combine the two sed
commands for #undef lines.
AC_TEST_CPP, AC_OUTPUT), acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CC): Put >
before << when using both, to avoid HP-UX sh bug.
Wed Dec 23 20:47:53 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Use if, not &&, for --with.
From Jan Brittenson.
Mon Dec 21 17:13:57 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Use sed instead of head and tail.
Trap to remove the temp files.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Quote DEFS assignment.
From Ian Lance Taylor.
Mon Dec 21 14:27:44 1992 Jim Meyering (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Make sure ctype.h macros
are ANSI. Nest tests so we don't need shell temporary variable.
Sun Dec 20 18:12:33 1992 Roland McGrath (
* (%.h: New rule using autohead.
(all): Do autohead.
(install): Install autohead and config.h.
(autohead): New rule.
* autohead: New script.
Fri Dec 18 00:21:23 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_HAVE_FUNCS, AC_HAVE_HEADERS): Change method
of tr quoting to keep old shells happy. From Ian Lance Taylor.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Add to SEDDEFS.
(AC_OUTPUT): Use sed instead of awk.
From Ian Lance Taylor.
Mon Dec 14 14:33:29 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Check for string.h
declaring memchr.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_NOTICE): Fix comment.
Fri Dec 11 17:59:23 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): Don't use libPW; it causes too
much trouble.
Wed Dec 9 14:04:30 1992 Roland McGrath (
[ugp]id_t, UMAX4_3, DGUX.
Thu Dec 3 13:37:17 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_INSTALL): Ignore AFS install.
From James Clark,
Tue Nov 24 07:47:45 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_DIR_HEADER): If ndir.h exists and the other
choices don't, define NDIR.
Sat Nov 21 00:14:51 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_RETSIGTYPE): Instead of grepping for the signal
declaration, try redeclaring it and see if we get an error.
Always define RETSIGTYPE, not just if it's int.
From Ian Lance Taylor.
Fri Nov 20 17:06:09 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): Only put -D option in quotes if it
actually contains blanks.
Thu Nov 19 17:18:40 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): Set a shell var for --with-*.
(AC_WITH): New macro.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): If const works, define HAVE_CONST.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): Don't use libPW on HP-UX.
Wed Nov 18 17:36:08 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_DEFINE): When writing a -D with a value,
surround it with 's so the value can contain spaces.
Thu Nov 12 22:49:35 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_PROG_CC): Don't add -O to CC if GNU C.
(-O2, or nothing, might be more appropriate.)
Sun Nov 8 23:33:23 1992 david d `zoo' zuhn (zoo at
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Check for dwarf.h for general
svr4, then elf.h for Solaris 2, which needs additional libraries.
Thu Nov 12 22:18:54 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS): --exec_prefix -> --exec-prefix.
Tue Nov 10 16:15:10 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4: undef m4 `include' builtin.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Don't test for limits.h
due to Ultrix conflict with float.h.
Thu Oct 29 16:16:11 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PARSEARGS, AC_PREPARE): New macros, broken out
parts of AC_INIT.
(AC_INIT): Use them.
Thu Oct 22 20:48:12 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_INSTALL): Comment out arg to `:'.
AIX doesn't like it.
Wed Oct 14 12:41:02 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.2.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_INSTALL): Avoid the AIX install script.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_RESTARTABLE_SYSCALLS): Wait for child if
sys calls are not restarted, to avoid leaving the child still
running. From Ian Lance Taylor.
Tue Oct 13 15:43:56 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_CONST): Add more tests for brokenness.
From Jim Meyering.
* acgeneral.m4: Use % instead of ? to avoid shell variable expansion.
Fri Oct 2 06:55:05 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4: Use ? instead of , to separate parts of sed arg.
Mon Sep 14 12:33:41 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STDC_HEADERS): Also check for float.h.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_TIMEZONE): Protect [] from being quotes.
Thu Sep 10 17:12:10 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Include the hostname in config.status.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): Use a separate flag in the awk
script instead of checking for non-empty values, so things
like defining const as empty work. From
Steve Emmerson <>.
Fri Aug 28 18:51:13 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_INIT): If there's no path on $0, use '.'.
Thu Aug 27 16:15:14 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* config.h: New file.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_INIT): Look for source files in the
directory containing `configure', if not given explicitly.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_TIMEZONE): Adjust tzname decl for RS6000.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Don't use double quotes in
the test program.
Thu Aug 27 15:26:49 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Don't check nlist.h if we found
one of specific things.
Mon Aug 24 16:22:45 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.1.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_TIMEZONE): Include time.h. Don't
declare tzname if it's a macro. From Jim Meyering.
Fri Aug 21 14:12:35 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_ALLOCA): Check whether the alloca defined by
alloca.h works when given a non-constant argument.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Define NLIST_STRUCT and
NLIST_NAME_UNION if appropriate.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_OUTPUT): If no args are given, omit the loop to
produce output files.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_TEST_PROGRAM): Add a call to exit to try to
suppress core dumped message. From Ian Lance Taylor.
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_PREFIX): Only print the message if prefix
hasn't been set. From James Clark.
* acspecific.m4 (AC_SIZE_T, AC_UID_T, AC_PID_T,
AC_RETSIGTYPE): Print a message saying what it's checking for.
(AC_SIZE_T): Define size_t to be unsigned, not int, for
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): Just check for elf.h, not
dwarf.h too.
* Exit with status 1 if there are unresolved macros.
Isolate the pattern to make adding other prefixes easy.
Look for aclocal.m4 in . as well as MACRODIR.
Tue Aug 18 16:35:46 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_STRCOLL): New macro.
Tue Aug 18 15:22:45 1992 Roland McGrath (
* acspecific.m4 (AC_GETLOADAVG): elf.h implies SVR4.
Mon Jul 27 14:20:32 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_TEST_PROGRAM): Check for cross-compiling
was missing "test -n". From Ian Lance Taylor.
Sun Jul 26 16:25:19 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* acgeneral.m4 (AC_SUBST): Support multiple substitutions in a
Mon Jul 20 01:08:01 1992 David J. MacKenzie (
* Version 1.0.
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