Re: m4 macro

On Fri, 2001-12-07 at 16:02, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Damon Chaplin <damon ximian com> writes:
> > On Thu, 2001-12-06 at 23:23, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > 
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Shouldn't we do an m4 macro with the configure boilerplate gtk
> > > etc. are using?
> > 
> > Where would you put it? If you put it in gtk-doc then people have to
> > have gkt-doc installed to run, don't they?
> Yes, but I don't see a problem with that, if the package uses gtk-doc.

I'm not too keen on the idea of forcing developers to have gtk-doc set
up. The SGML catalog and stuff can still be a problem.

> > Maybe in gnome-common, as Malcolm says.
> Noooooo - gnome-common is _broken_.
> m4 macros should come with and be maintained with the package they are
> related to. gnome-common is one big braindamage.

Yes, I don't like it either. Which is why I don't like m4 macros at all.


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