Subject: autoconf question
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/21/2004 16:51:52
does anyone know how to check for a global variable with autoconf ?
I need to patch a ./configure to check for
extern char *__progname;

AC_CHECK_DECL() is not enouth because usually this isn't defined in any header.
It seems that there isn't a AC_CHECK_VAR().

Manuel Bouyer <>
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