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Re: configure.ac crypto library checks [was: 1.8.0]

From: Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:15:30 +0000

Kamil Dudka wrote:
> On Thursday, October 27, 2016 01:05:08 Peter Stuge wrote:
> > Also, I would like to argue that given --with-x but no x found should
> > be considered a fatal error by configure. Any objections to that?
>
> Sounds like a good idea. By fatal error, you mean to return non-zero exit
> status from configure script, or exit immediately and skip all the remaining
> checks?
>
> I would prefer the former.

Right, certainly exit non-zero.

I was thinking exiting then and there (with a useful error message)
when the requested x is not available.

Why do you prefer running more checks when a failure can't be avoided
anyway?

Thanks

//Peter
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