Subject: Re: Autoconf for toolchain "replacement library"?
To: James Chacon <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/14/2001 09:55:12
On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 08:19:43PM -0500, James Chacon wrote:
> Or anytime someone adds a new tool/feature in which might be using something
> else out of libutil/libc/etc.
> Thats the problem (and I think Todd saw that well in wanting to add autoconf
> here for this purpose). The counter-example of the checked in copy of the a.out

Ha yes, if you're e.g. building NetBSD-current on a 1.5.2 system. This falls
in the same category as building on a foreing system.
Building -current on -current shouldn't need autoconf.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.