Subject: Re: Complex software to package: some questions
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Thierry Laronde <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/10/2004 20:31:12

On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 08:15:08PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> So you should try the widely extended GNU autoconf/automake/libtool
> triplet (IMHO, ew).  Or even better, use a BSD alternative, Buildtool
> (being its author, I'm biased ;).
> If you use any of those in your distribution files, creating packages in
> pkgsrc will be very easy.

Well, since I do not like automake (KerGIS/GRASS is providing some
simple tools [and totally under my control] to generate basic i.e. POSIX
Makefiles) and since everything from source tree to licence is  la BSD,
I will give your buildtool a try ;)

Thierry Laronde (Alceste)  <>  |
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