[linux-dvb] finally two more patches againts dvb-apps

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Wed Jul 6 18:01:25 CEST 2005

On Wednesday 06 July 2005 14:54, Felix Domke wrote:
> Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> > Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> >>What I don't like about automake (or rather autoconf) is that
> >>./configure takes longer to run that the actual build of all
> >>in dvb-apps. I am somewhat familiar with autofoo, and I think
> >>that most of what autoconf does is pretty useless for
> >>Linux-only software.
> >
> > Sure but especially the automatic build deps generation and "make
> > distcheck" are worth it nevertheless IMHO.
> I vote for autotools, at least as an option, too, as it eases up cross
> compiling sooo much.
> But I agree that it might be a bit overkill.
> What's about a lightweighted Makefile, without install/crosscompiling
> support, and a full-featured autotools version?

One of them will likely get neglected and cause headaches for people - I'd say 
one or the other, but not both.

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