On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 08:15:00AM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote: > On su, 2008-02-17 at 01:07 +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote: > > Well, tell that to arm or m68k buildds. On some KDE packages, > > autoconfiguring can *literally* take hours. > > Is it just running configure that takes long, or also automake and > autoconf?
It's the build system bootstraping, what is usually called from autogen.sh or bootstrap.sh depending on how upstream called that script. AKA autoconf; automake; libtoolize and friends. ./configure is another story, and you can't really avoid it anyways :) -- ·O· Pierre Habouzit ··O [EMAIL PROTECTED] OOO http://www.madism.org
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