./configure file in cvs

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Wed Aug 29 11:28:45 CDT 2001

On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 02:47:48PM +0200, Gioele Barabucci wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> why is there a ./configure file in your cvs?
> configure was meant to be created for endusers, not for developers. Many 
> projects based on auto* tools create a ./autogen.sh or ./bootstrap script.
> The fact is that the configure supplied (and all the auto* files) creates 
> lot of confusion and some errors sometime.

It is for convienence, so not all users need to have autoconf and autoheader.

We are not using automake and libtool.

Ciao, Marcus

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