I've long been annoyed by the needless complexity and obscurity of
autoconf and related tools. Finally someone who understands the
problem much better than I do has spoken up.
The autoconf tools are also portable to almost every *nix platform in
existence, which generally makes it easier to release your program for
a large variety of systems. However, despite these few pluses, the
auto* tools are constantly a thorn in the side of users and developers
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Posted by jzawodn at June 21, 2003 08:40 AM
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