On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 05:53:52PM +0100, Reyk Floeter wrote: > On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Marc Espie <es...@nerim.net> wrote: > > external people regularly ask "but why you don't want to use GNU/m4 > > GNU/make > > GNU/whatever ?" > > > > External people seem to ask weird questions. > > I just had to dig into autoconf/auto* because it seems to be a "must > have" for a "portable" project.
You'll loose less time if you write a nice and small ./configure shell script by hand. I've such a script for few portable projects; it respects the "gnu standards" and just works. Drop me a line if you need examples/hints. -- Alexandre