Subject: Re: Using USE_LANGUAGES
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
Date: 08/11/2007 04:45:35
On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 10:42:53PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> Some autoconf scripts seem to invoke c++ and f77, even though the
> application doesn't use either language. This causes a warning message
> from pkgsrc suggesting that I add those languages to the USE_LANGUAGES
> variable. Should I listen?
Generally not. Some of them bail out on error and the warning is there
to tell you why the compiler call mysteriously failed.