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RE: [PATCH] Configure probe for static inline

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Jan Dubois
July 8, 2010 09:48
RE: [PATCH] Configure probe for static inline
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On Thu, 08 Jul 2010, Andy Dougherty wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jul 2010, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> > I'm very happy to see this patch, and I hope the experiment works out.
> >
> > It looks like only the variant "inline" is probed for.  I have found it useful
> > to probe for "__inline" and "__inline__" first and prefer those.  GCC disables
> > the "inline" keyword under "-ansi":
> >
> >
> >
> > Also, for MSVC, IIRC only "__inline" works.
> Thanks for the feedback (and the later verification that MSVC only
> documents __inline as supported).

Note though that on older compiler versions it has only a single leading
underscore: '_inline', so we need to be able to #define it to different

But given that Perl doesn't use Configure on Windows I thought it wouldn't
matter either way.


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