[Bf-committers] Linux Building

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Wed, 9 Apr 2003 12:44:14 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Charles Wardlaw wrote:

> > it's a sad day when autoconf doesn't work on a GNU/Linux system
> > though.
> > another reason to can it.
> Not at all.  The reason it doesn't work right now is because of the
> sheer complexity of the codebase, and the fact that autoconf system is
> still a work in progress.  Once finished, it will be a wonderful way to
> get blender building on all systems; the current nan makefiles are
> still a might confusing to many newbies (and, in fact, kept me from
> building blender for about a month ^_^; ).

opinions differ.
> Also, there're over a few dozen makefiles inside directories, since the
> nan makefiles just do a make by dir, which is confusing.  A few
> top-level monolithic makefiles might do a better job, but I'm not
> volunteering for organizing that switch.
> - Charles
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