[linux-dvb] autoconf for dvb-apps

Marcel Siegert mws at linuxtv.org
Wed Sep 12 19:47:58 CEST 2007

On Tuesday 11 September 2007, Christoph Pfister wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Dienstag 11 September 2007 schrieb gxk:
> > To someone responsible for dvb-apps project
> >
> > Will you accept patch to add autoconf for dvb-apps?
> From my side (I'm theoretically only responsible for the scan files, 
> practically I'm applying other patches as well if nobody else cares) I 
> wouldn't accept / deal with it ... dunno about the other people.
> In general you should provide some reasoning, as the advantages have to be 
> bigger in some kind than the disadvantages (in this case: different syntax, 
> additional dependencies). But my own position is unlikely to change with 
> regards to this.
> Christoph
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autofoo stuff can cause a lot of brain damage.

if we would perform a change in the Makefile generation i would recommend
cmake. it's at least easy to understand and works out quite well.


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