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bug#27810: macOS runtime feature detection

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#27810: macOS runtime feature detection
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2017 20:47:04 -0400

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  > Should I stop working on this? I honestly don’t believe it will have
  > any effect on cross compilation, and the default is to not include the
  > feature detection code unless you ask for it explicitly.

I wasn't trying to make a decision about this particular question.
I was disagreeing with the general idea that it was better to do
Autoconf tests by running programs rather than by just compiling them.

If your code would have no effect at all other than on MacOS,
it can't do much harm.

Dr Richard Stallman
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