On Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:15:30 Peter Stuge wrote:
> 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
I often debug build issues remotely on distro builders, Travis CI, etc.
It is better for me to know as many problems as possible from a single
build attempt than discovering the problems one by one and having to
wait for the results in each iteration.
Received on 2016-10-27