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Re: Detecting HP native C compiler on HP-UX

From: Michael Osipov <>
Date: Sun, 24 May 2015 12:46:44 +0200

Am 2015-05-24 um 11:10 schrieb Michael Wood:
> On 24 May 2015 10:17 AM, "Michael Osipov" <> wrote:
>> Am 2015-05-24 um 08:37 schrieb Michael Wood:
>>> Why does curl need to know it's being
>>> compiled by the HP native compiler?
>> In order ti properly set compiler flags.
> But what does "properly" mean given that it works either way?

Properly means that HP aCC has some different compiler flags compared to
GCC and will issue a warning. HP ld will even fail.

The reason why it still works is that configure detects cc without
knowing that is is HP aCC and probably uses default flags, though I did
not verify this.


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Received on 2015-05-24