[GRASS-dev] error ./configuring trunk

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Sep 8 21:44:50 EDT 2009

William Kyngesburye wrote:

> Oops, I think it's the OSX arch options I added this weekend - they  
> use the -E sed flag that's in BSD sed, but maybe not in GNU sed?  I  
> wasn't sure if I should (or how) to only check those parts on OSX (it  
> does NOT have anything to do with the OSX app option).  Or is there an  
> equivalent -E option that works in GNU and BSD?
> Is it OK to check the $system var in configure.in, when it's something  
> that's created by an autocof macro?  Or is there an AC macro that can  
> do something based on the system?

You should probably use AC_CANONICAL_BUILD and $build, as that
specifies the platform on which the package is being built.

It doesn't make much difference right now, as cross-compilation is
broken, but that might get fixed in the future.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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