Re: build systems

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
>         very
>         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
>         autotools
>         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
> thread. 

According to bug 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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