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From: "Troy Dack" <tad@g.o>
Subject: Re: Alpha and CCC
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 12:29:47 +1000 (EST)
Timothy Bissell said:
> I don't really know how many people have run into this, but I'm putting
> what I had to do forward. Hopefully it will help. Specifically, this is
> for an EV56 system, using the compaq compiler.
>
> What I've noticed, is that the configure scripts don't have a catch to
> give the correct flags on a linux system running a compiler other than
> gcc. Since this system fails all of the checks (is not running solaris
> for example), it defaults to not building shared libraries with the
> compiler.
>
> This was a little annoying. So I made an addition to libtool.eclass, it
> should be attached to this message.
>
> This is not really getting to the heart of the problem, I haven't had
> time to dig that far. If someone has a more elegant solution, I am all
> ears. Suffice to say, this is what has worked for me, maybe it will help
> someone else.
>

There is an effort in progress to enable compiler "profiles" (for want of
a better word) that will enable people to choose their compiler much the
same way that gcc-config sets the gcc version.

Check bugs.gentoo.org, there are patches or partial solutions in there
somewhere. (there could also be a masked version of gcc/gcc-config in
portag, check in packages.mask)

I'm sure your contributions would be welcomed by the devs that are
undertaking this.

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