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Hugo van der Sanden via RT
June 13, 2019 11:26
[perl #134189] configure: ubuntu without gcc
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On Thu, 13 Jun 2019 04:02:29 -0700, tonyc wrote:
> > The first stanza looks good to me, but for the second stanza I'm not
> > sure it's safe to invoke some arbitrary program called clang in your
> > path if you haven't requested it.
> We do it for gcc.

I'd class clang as a relative newcomer, it feels much more likely that someone would have a program of that name in their path that has never heard of clang-the-compiler.

Maybe I'm being overcautious, but it makes me nervous.


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