phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Jan 19 18:00:14 CET 2017
In message <CABoVN9DKswgGkEVQ+Jb-HUvx1PNyyPc0o5+nrzZ=R732Q9gBiQ at mail.gmail.com>
, Dridi Boukelmoune writes:
Yes, we are probably poor users of autocrap.
But I don't want to make excuses for that.
We're trying to build 8 small binaries, three static and four dynamic
We should not have to even think about build infrastructure *at all*.
*It* *should* *just* *work*.
And that is why I want to get rid of autocrap: It doesn't just work,
not even close.
>Also please note that Guillaume once submitted a patch for a
>non-recursive automake build, which I think would also help contain
Absolutely, and I'd love to have that going in.
The only change I ask is that each of the lib/bin subdirectories
have a trivial makefile along the lines of:
cd ../.. && make $(*)
(no, make(1) doesn't grok that, but you get the idea...
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