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Re: PPlay Release
Jan Ekholm wrote:
>On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Christian Reiniger wrote:
>>I'll fetch Zombie from CVS this night and have a quick look at it. If you
>>make a list of what you want to do with autoconf I can perhaps help a bit.
>Hmm, that can be quite a lot, but seriously there are a few items:
>- availability of STL
>- availability of pthreads
>- availability of Qt (one sample)
>- availability of KDE (one semple)
>- GNU regexp:s
Perhaps with AC_CHECK_HEADER. Or AC_TRY_CPP
Or simple test programs called with AC_TRY_LINK.
>- if compiler handles templates properly (gcc 2.7.X doesn't)
Test code with AC_TRY_COMPILE
BTW: egcs 1.1.x still has problems with template functions
>- some apps for the documentation (DocBook, Doxygen, LaTeX)
I'd say AC_CHECK_PROG or AC_CHECK_TOOL
>- directory for start/stop script
Needs some shell scripting IMHO
>- directory for logs
should be /var/log/zombie pretty everywhere
>- directory for docs
>The other directories can be set with --foodir. How can custom options be
>set with autoconf, i.e. how can I specify with commandline arguments where
>for instance KDE is? Such as:
> ./configure --kdeinclude=/foo --kdelib=bar --logdir=/baz
usually directories are given via the "--with-" options
(--with-kdeinclude=/foo). The AC_ARG_WITH macro is for this.
>My hackectyhack for a configure.in does detect most of the above, but
>doesn't propagate the stuff out to Makefile:s yet. That shoul however be a
>really minor thing to do.
>Any help would be really appreciated!
Did you have a look at the PPlay autroconf setup? IMHO it's quite
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