[sane-devel] problem in compiling on cygwin

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Fri, 2 Apr 2004 19:52:55 +0200


On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 07:34:29PM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> In the meantime, in http://www.spinics.net/lists/ac/msg00396.html
> I found that:
> > I do know that libtool 1.5 will switch the current language to C++
> > and will attempt to test the C++ pre-processor regardless of
> > whether your project uses C++.  Are you using libtool 1.5?

libtool 1.5 tests for all kinds of languages including c++ and fortran
I think.

> > When the project doesn't use C++, treating the failed C++ "/lib/cpp"
> > as a fatal error is atrocious.

At least on Linux, there is no fatal error if there is no c++.