Re: Unparsable gcc version string? [WAS: lily 1.4.15]
Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com> writes:
> Previously Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
>> I think maybe someone should file a bug to the Debian gcc package.
>> LilyPond will not be the only package to verify the version of the
> Why would you want to anyway?
Because it works and is a lot easier than to devise all sorts of tests
for all kinds of tools to
> Check for specific [compiler] features using proper autoconf tests
The compiler is 'just one' of the tools that can be outdated.
I don't think anyone is served better by unparsable version strings,
that incidentally, also break the GNU coding standards.
Jan Nieuwenhuizen <firstname.lastname@example.org> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
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