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Re: [vox] cool article on autoconf
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Re: [vox] cool article on autoconf

I agree that Autoconf/Automake leaves a lot to be desired, but it's
currently the best supported portability system out there right now, and
support is everything in a portability system.  The reason people find
Autoconf/Automake so hard to use is because they can't find the proper
documentation to start them off, like my tutorial:


(I had to plug... :)


PS: Many thanks to those that gave me feedbacks on the tutorial!

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> i normally don't like recommending articles to people, but i think this
> one is important, and the author is dead-on:
>    http://freshmeat.net/articles/view/889/
> title: Stop the autoconf insanity! Why we need a new build system.
> pete

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