On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:40 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wr...@apache.org>

> On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 10:30 PM, William A Rowe Jr <wr...@apache.org>
> wrote:
>> Second;
>> Are we comfortable adding a dependency on autoconf-archive?
>> This macro below dates back to 2010. If we are not, I can
>> revert this.
> And note I'll need to tweak the buildcheck.sh if we choose to keep
> the dependency, it already triggers a failure on our trunk/1.7 build
> machines which will need the autoconf-archive package installed.
> I can have this reverted from trunk/1.7 first thing tomorrow if the
> consensus is negative.

I can put this to rest, I'm not advocating for this solution. For whatever
reason, CC_FOR_BUILD was not successfully resolved by the version
of the macro on my machine (Fedora 27) in a vpath build scenario,
which suggests the macro is too unstable for general purpose use.


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