Calling autoconf in a spec.

Nils Philippsen nils at
Mon Jul 4 14:27:49 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 15:07 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > I'd really love to be able to re-run current auto-tools on old
> >{in,ac} files and the results to work in all
> > cases, but right now that seems utopian to me.
> Yet the competition ( ) manages that very thing just 
> fine…

Convincing each and every upstream to dump auto-tools for something else
seem equally utopian to me. Not that I think cmake would solve all
issues auto-tools has ;-).

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