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bug #56242: Option --host-cc in configure step is not automatically activated in Ubuntu 14.04

Submitted by:  Raul Infante-Sainz <infantesainz>
Submitted on:  Tue 30 Apr 2019 08:36:56 AM UTC
Category:  Software Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Crash Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open
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Tue 30 Apr 2019 08:36:56 AM UTC, original submission:  

The configure step check if GCC can be built. If it is not possible, it prints a 5 seconds warning on screen before continuing and using the host C compiler. However, when trying to build the project in Ubuntu 14.04 system, it crashes complaining about not finding some headers:

sys/cdefs.h: No such file or directory

This is exactly for what the checking if GCC can be built was designed!! In this case it should activate the option `--host-cc' and continue without crashing, but it does not work.

Raul Infante-Sainz <infantesainz>
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