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Re: [PATCH] Fix configure CXX check for absolute paths
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 15:49:26 -0800

On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 05:18:30PM +0100, Daniel Roethlisberger wrote:
The configure script will bail out if CXX is specified with an absolute
path (such as /usr/local/libexec/ccache/c++ for ccache users).  The
attached patch adds "/" to the locations searched for CXX, which makes
it work for absolute paths too.  A bit of a hack, but seems to work with
no evil side effects.

Looks good to me.  I have applied it for the next version.  I changed
it slightly to put the / at the end of the path rather than the
beginning:

--- configure.ac        (revision 3120)
+++ configure.ac        (working copy)
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@
  if test -n "$GXX"; then
       CXXFLAGS="$CXXFLAGS -Wall "
  fi
-AC_CHECK_PROG(CXXPROG, "$CXX", "AVAILABLE", "MISSING")
+AC_CHECK_PROG(CXXPROG, "$CXX", "AVAILABLE", "MISSING", "$PATH":/)
 if test $CXXPROG = "MISSING"; then
   AC_MSG_ERROR([Could not locate a C++ compiler. If it exists, add it to your PATH or give configure the 
CXX=path_to_compiler argument.  Otherwise, install a C++ compiler such as g++ or install a binary package of Nmap (see 
http://www.insecure.org/nmap/nmap_download.html ))])


I hope that still works.

Cheers,
Fyodor


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