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