[lug] config.cache with autoconf?

Tom Tromey tromey at redhat.com
Wed Jun 12 12:57:36 MDT 2002

>>>>> "Scott" == Scott A Herod <herod at interact-tv.com> writes:

Scott> Quick autoconf question.  I check for several files in a
Scott> configure script.  If I add one of the files after I've run
Scott> configure, do I need to delete config.cache in order for
Scott> configure to actually re-check to see if the file exist.

One approach is "try and see".
Offhand I forget if file checks are cached.

You can easily "./config.status --recheck" and then look at the output
to see if the check was cached.

Or you can always just rm config.cache and let things proceed.  That
is always safe.


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