[cfe-dev] is configure+make dead yet?

Bardur Arantsson spam at scientician.net
Tue Jun 26 15:00:04 PDT 2012

On 06/26/2012 11:41 PM, James K. Lowden wrote:
> That's just projects, not project-years.  Autoconf for over 10 years
> was the game in town. There hardly exists a developer who's compiled a
> project and hasn't dealt with it.  Maybe it's not the greatest tool,

Wow. Understatement of the year. ANYTHING is better.

> maybe it will eventually be displaced by something better.  But the
> installed base and accumulated experience cannot be dismissed.  

Yes it can and should.

Auto* is obsolete and ridiculous.

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