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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:39:35 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: autoconf

magnum -

I think the current configure script probes for way too many things.
For many of them, the build should just assume they're present.  It'd
fail otherwise, so no reason to probe for them.  For example, why probe
for strrchr() and snprintf()?  I think we don't have alternate code that
wouldn't use those anyway.  Why probe for bzero()?  We should simply
consistently use memset() instead.  And so on.  Can we halve the number
of configure tests maybe?


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