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Re: [Bug-glpk] Re: configure .. problems with 4.28 [now fixed in 4.29]

From: Andrew Makhorin
Subject: Re: [Bug-glpk] Re: configure .. problems with 4.28 [now fixed in 4.29]
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 02:29:48 +0400

> About 6 weeks ago, I posted a bug report (the first
> part is quoted below) describing some configure and
> build problems I was having with 4.28.

> I just configured, compiled, and tested 4.29, as
> shown, without incident:

>   $ ./configure --disable-dl --with-gmp

> Judging from the configure help message for 4.29, the
> "--disable-dl" option is now redundant.

Yes, in 4.29 all optional features (that require additional packages
to be installed) are disabled by default just to avoid configuration

> For the record, my system is Linux 2.6.17 / i686 (Intel
> Celeron) / Ubuntu GNU/Linux 6.10 (edgy) x86 released
> Oct-2006 and my compiler is g++ (GCC) 4.1.2.

> I also have a couple of observations regarding the long
> configure help message, displayed using option "--help".

> Under 'Optional Features', I was not sure exactly what
> "[=PKGS]" referred to.  Perhaps a one line explanation
> would be useful.  In addition, the same information is
> reported by both "--help=short" and "--help=recursive",
> probably not what is intended.

All the help messages (except those which are explicitly defined in
configure.ac) are automatically inserted in the configure script by

> These comments aside, the configure help screen is very
> clear and informative.

> Many thanks to Andrew for developing and maintaining
> GLPK and for his invariably prompt, succinct, and
> generous support.  Very much appreciated.

Thank you for your interest in glpk.

Andrew Makhorin

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