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Preliminary Ansi support (was Re: [Gcl-devel] [axiom] Uppercase CONST bu

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Preliminary Ansi support (was Re: [Gcl-devel] [axiom] Uppercase CONST bug in /usr/include/bfd.h)
Date: 17 Jun 2002 01:54:04 -0400

Greetings!  I've committed a modification of Vadim's patch.  Configure
with --disable-ansi to get the old traditional gcl image.

Also, I've taken a stab at the auto CONST issue detection.  Please try
it out.

Take care, 

root <address@hidden> writes:

> on RedHat7.2 (my current machine) which has the uppercase CONST
> rpm -q binutils
> binutils-
> on a RedHat7.3 (the latest image) which has the lowercase const
> rpm -q binutils
> binutils-
> so people who use 7.2 need the patch but people who use 7.3 do not.
> Is there a predicate in the configure script that can check for this?
> It would be reasonable to add the #define CONST const all the time
> (as no reason seems to exist to make them have different meanings)
> but pretty crufty. If you don't want to add it to the configure
> script I can hot patch it into the GCL code during the Axiom build.
> Tim
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