[cfe-dev] Why is there no configure "--program-suffix" parameter?

Douglas Gregor dgregor at apple.com
Tue Jan 3 09:06:35 PST 2012

On Jan 2, 2012, at 5:19 AM, Manuel Holtgrewe wrote:

> Dear all,
> The --program-suffix parameter to GCC's configure script is very useful 
> for maintaining multiple versions of the GCC compiler programs.
> The LLVM/clang configure scripts do not provide such a parameter, or at 
> least I could not find it.
> Is there a reason for this?

I think the reason is simply that nobody has asked for or implemented this feature yet, rather than some conscious decision not to implement it. We would accept a patch that properly implements this feature.

	- Doug

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