autoscan: Advising that AC_FUNC_REALLOC is not The Right Thing (TM)

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


for background, I'm looking at tackling a bug
with flex's build system that seems to stem from the use of
AC_FUNC_REALLOC in without including gnulib's
(or another) implementation.  I believe this can be fixed by
simply omitting AC_FUNC_REALLOC (on the premise that
realloc(p, 0) is never used).

  The macro was originally added to on the sug-
gestion of autoscan which basically means that in a few
years some well-meaning developer will probably re-run auto-
scan, re-add the macro and the bug will re-appear.

  So is there a way to advise autoscan that it shouldn't
suggest AC_FUNC_REALLOC?  Another (human) solution would of
course be to add appropriate comments to and
hope that they will be read, but I'd prefer something more


Autoconf mailing list

[GCC Help]     [Kernel Discussion]     [RPM Discussion]     [Red Hat Development]     [Yosemite News]     [USB]     [Samba]

Add to Google Powered by Linux