Open Bug 758752 Opened 8 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Stop checking to make sure that the compiler can create binaries on Windows


(Firefox Build System :: General, defect)

Not set


(Not tracked)


(Reporter: ehsan, Unassigned)


See bug 758732 comment 6.
It's a little fiddly, but m4 is just a macro-expansion language, so you can grab the definitions of existing macros and munge them. The only good example I know of this is:

where we fiddle the results of some macros to handle Windows paths.
arguably, the AC_TRY_COMPILE macros should be doing the same thing as AC_LANG, so why don't we fail in AC_TRY_COMPILE but do in AC_LANG?
So is this <> (and its C++ equivalent) what we need to override?

(Not that I'm volunteering, m4 looks like Latin to me!)
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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