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Re: autoconf help?

Pierre Phaneuf wrote:
> Keith Lucas wrote:
> > > Interesting indeed. But I wonder why this is the case - make itself
> > > doesn't do that much compared to the compiler...
> >
> > http://www.pcug.org.au/~millerp/rmch/recu-make-cons-harm.html
> >
> > "Recursive Make Considered Harmful"
> >
> > I read it. It made sense.
> Yes. Just to make things clear, I like autoconf very much and heavily
> recommend its use. I would also recommend automake if it could generate
> different styles of Makefiles, but I do not, since it only does
> recursive Makefile (and very complex ones at that, they take a
> relatively long time to parse).

I can only recommend using autoconf, if you only plan to port to unix.
Much fun with autoconf, if you plan porting to mac or windows or want
to crosscompile.


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