Re: build systems
- From: Hubert Figuiere <hub figuiere net>
- To: "desktop-devel-list gnome org" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: build systems
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 14:29:00 -0500
On Sun, 2007-11-18 at 14:56 -0600, Jason D. Clinton wrote:
> On 11/9/07, Rob Taylor <rob taylor codethink co uk> wrote:
> One problem I find rather endemic in gnome is a) 'forced'
> usage of older
> automake/autoconf versions (why AM 1.7? why?!) and a lot of
> confusing and messy autotools usage (I'll make a list if
> people want..).
> Maybe it'd be better for us to spend time cleaning up our
> usage to be more understandable than switching to something
> else that's
> less capable.
> That's the most refreshing idea I've read in this entire 53-post
According to bug 448828 <http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=448828>, it is not a bug.
Note: I disagree with that. And it prevented me from contributing a
patch that day.
PS: no need to Cc me. use reply-to-list
PPS: can people configure their gmail to not send useless HTML
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