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Re: [Tinycc-devel] autoconfiscation

From: Attila Kinali
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] autoconfiscation
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 22:29:12 +0200

On Sun, 26 Aug 2007 15:13:15 -0500
"Gregg Reynolds" <address@hidden> wrote:

> > ffmpeg's configure is not a lame non-portable config/build system. It's
> I'll take your word for it, although 

Have a look at it. FFmpeg's configure, together with its ancestor
MPlayer's configure are what i think is the best currently existing
configuration system available. Of course, it's not perfect, of course
it could be improved. But it is higly portable (FFmpeg and MPlayer run
on more plattforms than netbsd and linux together), easy to to extend
and debug, and last but not least, it just works.

> I'm not sure what it has to do with tinycc's config/build system.

For one thing, FFmpeg was started by Fabrice Bellard years ago.
For another thing, the hand written configure aproach is IMHO 
much better than auto* both in terms of maintainability and

                        Attila Kinali
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