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Re: gcc 3.2's cpp breaks configure scripts
- From: kaih at khms dot westfalen dot de (Kai Henningsen)
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: 01 Aug 2002 13:15:00 +0200
- Subject: Re: gcc 3.2's cpp breaks configure scripts
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email@example.com (Michael Matz) wrote on 31.07.02 in <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> > Well... Having used autoconf/automake only _once_ myself, I can tell
> > that it's quite hard to work with it. I've not really understood its
> > concepts, I've not really found good/comprehensive documentation.
> Although this gets OT quickly, autoconf and automake come with extensive
> documentation in form of info pages.
Yeah, but those docs are much better as a reference than as a tutorial.
IMAO, they are pretty much useless as a tutorial.
And if you look at existing uses, that certainly shows lots and lots of
pure cargo-cult programming. I'd say that by far most autoconf users don't
understand their tool.