[REVIEW][3-5][3-6] Re: ./autogen.sh problem: 'configure: error: No compiler found.'

Michael Stahl mstahl at redhat.com
Mon Jul 30 05:38:20 PDT 2012

On 30/07/12 14:24, Petr Mladek wrote:
> Michael Stahl píše v Po 30. 07. 2012 v 13:11 +0200:
>> On 28/07/12 19:10, John Smith wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Michael Stahl <mstahl at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>> i guess it fails because you're using Fedora 17 and don't have ccache
>>>> installed, which causes $COMPATH to be the empty string, because
>>>> CC=/bin/gcc.  that is a defect in the configure script, but i'm too lazy
>>>> to boot my F17 box to fix it right now (will do that on Monday), you can
>>>> just install ccache as a workaround, it'll accelerate things when you
>>>> make changes anyway.
>>> Yes, I am running Fedora 17, and 'yum install ccache' fixes it.
>> ok, the problem should be fixed now on master with
>> c691d9643994956e8f17710625ccb989d428e1bf
>> i guess it can't hurt to fix this in release branches as well.
> Hmm, It removes AC_SUBST(COMPATH) but this variable is used in several
> makefiles, mainly for Solaris or Windows.

argh that was an accident :( clearly the task was too difficult for me :)

put it back now with 59d4e47c62f4b21794eb9ba8ba634df978c3a38f

> You are right, it is useless for ccache or icecream. I am not sure if it
> does anything useful on other platforms.

i don't know, perhaps COMPATH is necessary for Windows, but checking it
this late in configure seems silly in any case.

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