Various issues with the book

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Fri Feb 23 20:49:00 PST 2007

On 2/21/07, <macana at> wrote:
> El Martes, 20 de Febrero de 2007 09:22, Dan Nicholson escribió:
> > > 3. Is m4 really needed in Chapter 5? I thought the only reason it was
> > > there was because of Binutils, but it doesn't need m4 now...
> >
> > Is that why? I have no idea, and I think you're probably most
> > qualified since you did all the work on the dependencies. The other
> > things that need it early in Ch. 6 are bison and autoconf, and they're
> > taken care of. I just looked through my logs, and gcc checks for m4,
> > but I don't think it uses it.
> >
> > It could probably be removed or commented out, but I think someone
> > will have to do an ICA build to see what happens.

Manuel, since you're all set up to do the ICA builds with jhalfs,
could you remove m4 from Ch. 5 and see if anything happens?


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