[vlc-devel] Réf : Re: [PATCH] v4l2: check if kernel headers are recent enough

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jan 19 19:31:13 CET 2012

Le jeudi 19 janvier 2012 20:19:48 Rafaël Carré, vous avez écrit :
> Not supporting it doesn't mean try to build anyway.
> We check if the C compiler is present but obviously we don't support the
> absence of it

Actually... configure does not fail if the C compiler is too old (try gcc-3.2 
or egcs for a laugh) even though the compilation will ultimately fail in 
obscure ways. That is pretty much the same situation.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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