[visit-developers] Funky changes to configure between revs 7178 and 7183
miller86 at llnl.gov
Wed May 20 12:54:27 EDT 2009
Yes, this is possible as 'autoreconf' uses m4 and aclocal each of which
MIGHT be installed separately from autoconf itself. For example, I
changed my path to include 2008 version of m4 and configure changed
MASSIVELY. I would expect that as m4 is doing most of the work under
Nonetheless, in this case, it is clear from looking at the code in
After talking with Hank, we think this may be due to use of 'autoconf'
instead of 'autoreconf'
On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 09:13 -0700, Eric Brugger wrote:
> I noticed extra changes in the configure code when I changed
> configure.in and ran autoconf. The version numbers from autoconf
> matched, so I didn't understand why they were different. Perhaps
> the same version can produce different results on different
> machines (in other words, they aren't really the same). In any
> case, I took the path of least resistance and hand modified
> configure since my change was very straight forward.
> At 09:01 AM 5/20/2009, Mark Miller wrote:
> >I neglected to mention that I am seeing similar issues with
> >visit-config.h.in. The location of symbols in that file has changed
> >solely as a result of my having run autoreconf.
> >On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 08:55 -0700, Mark Miller wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I need help figuring out what I am seeing after having made a one line
> > > change to configure.in for dbio-only builds and re-generating configure
> > > using autoconf 2.59.
> > >
> > > I am seeing differences in the code that manages with --with-hdf5, --
> > > with-silo and --with-pdb switches. These are all controlled via the
> > > ac/with3rd.m4 macro in the 'ac' dir.
> > >
> > > The configure code I am generating is different from what is committed
> > > on the trunk. I am coming the conclusion that somehow, the configure
> > > code that is on the trunk was generated from some 'older' version of the
> > > ac/with3rd.m4 macro.
> > >
> > > I don't know how this could have happened and an trying to investigate.
> > > Does anyone recall having to do something out of the ordinary when
> > > changing configure in the last couple of weeks?
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
> >Mark C. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> >email: mailto:miller86 at llnl.gov
> >(M/T/W) (925)-423-5901 (!!LLNL BUSINESS ONLY!!)
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Mark C. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
email: mailto:miller86 at llnl.gov
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