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Re: Adding an external project to autoconf

From: Keith Marshall
Subject: Re: Adding an external project to autoconf
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 20:56:50 +0100
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On Wednesday 09 September 2009 18:12:02 Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> And yes, it is perfectly possible to have subpackages that do not
> use Automake, or do not use Autoconf either.  Their configure
> scripts merely have to conform to what the GNU Coding Standards
> say, and their makefiles too.

Which is probably unfortunate, from the OP's perspective, because...

On Wednesday 09 September 2009 16:02:58 Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> the zlib project does not use Autoconf or Automake.  It
> only pretends to look like a project which uses Autoconf or
> Automake using a hand-written configure and which only
> works completely under Linux.

...and the resemblance is in name only; beyond that, there isn't even 
a superficial likeness -- certainly in no way GCS conformant.



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