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Re: Reducing the number of patches in pkgsrc

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 07:47:08PM +0200, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> Conclusion: The Right Thing To Do (TM) is to ask upstream maintainer
> to NOT use autoshit at all ;-) Autoconf and automake are too hard to
> most developers. They are overdesigned, are based upon bad idea etc.

The alternatives are in most cases not better. The only alternative I
have seen so far that doesn't create more issues than autotools is
cmake. The problem is not that autotools is hard to use. The problem is
that most developers simply don't care about anything but Linux.


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