[cairo] Re: [cairo-commit] configure.in

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Fri Dec 1 15:08:08 PST 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 15:02 -0800, Daniel Amelang wrote:
> > Please set disable_some_floating_point=no before AC_ARG_ENABLE.  Avoids
> > some Russian Rolette effects ;).
> Doh, I knew something would go wrong on my first day of pushing :(

That's fine.  I could have fixed it, but thought mentioning it will help
if in the future.

> In my defense, though, I did submit this for review to the list a
> couple days ago, so I guess you should have complained then :)

No complaint.  Friendly reminder :).

> So, looking at similar code in configure.in, it looks like the Right
> Thing To Do is set the variable to 'no' in the third argument of
> AC_ARG_ENABLE. Most variables aren't set before  AC_ARG_ENABLE like
> you suggest. Any preference/reason?

Right.  Third arg is fine.  In situations other than AC_ARG_* we
typically set it before starting the test.

> BTW, I'm on the cairo-commit list now.


> Dan

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