[Ecls-list] ecl 9.4.1 build trouble on Solaris 10/x86

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Sat May 16 19:58:03 UTC 2009

On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Gabriel Dos Reis
<gdr at integrable-solutions.net> wrote:
> This is a functionality, so instead of testing for a specific platform, ECL
> should be testing for that functionality.  For example, the following
> Autoconf macro does the work
>    AC_CHECK_HEADERS([stdint.h inttypes.h])

Autoconf is nice, but it is not the panacea. The reason why we have a
specific check for sun is that this platform had stdint.h but did not
provide all integer types -- their choice of which to provide appeared
at the time quite random to me.


Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
c/ Serrano, 113b, Madrid 28009 (Spain)

More information about the ecl-devel mailing list