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ax_compiler_version

Synopsis

AX_COMPILER_VERSION

Description

This macro retrieves the compiler version and returns it in the cache variable $ax_cv_c_compiler_version for C and $ax_cv_cxx_compiler_version for C++.

Version is returned as epoch:major.minor.patchversion

Epoch is used in order to have an increasing version number in case of marketing change.

Epoch use: * borland compiler use chronologically 0turboc for turboc era,

   1borlanc BORLANDC++ before 5, 2cppbuilder for cppbuilder era,
  3borlancpp for return of BORLANDC++ (after version 5.5),
  4cppbuilder for cppbuilder with year version,
  and 5xe for XE era.

An empty string is returned otherwise.

Source Code

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License

Copyright © 2014 Bastien ROUCARIES roucaries.bastien+autoconf@gmail.com

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