[Bf-committers] configure.in et. al. missing from CVS

Gregor Mück bf-committers@blender.org
Mon, 23 Feb 2004 12:32:08 +0100

Please revive autoconf. This system is better than you probably realized. I 
know that it is not trouble-free (esp. writing a good configure script is a 
pain). But it is more flexible than any other build system out there. And 
there are people who depend on this flexibility.


On Monday 23 February 2004 12:21, Nathan Letwory wrote:
> Yes, the autoconf system has been removed. (See the commit log of
> 2004/02/15 20:40:45 CET). SCons is the new dogma now :)
> /Nathan
> Gregor Mück wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I can no longer build blender because these files are missing in CVS as
> > of now. Why were they removed in the first place? Was autoconf/automake
> > finally replaced? This is bad because I almost was able to cross-compile
> > blender, thanks to the support from automake and friends (I was as far =
> > the final linking step). As far as I know SCons has no cross-compilation
> > support at all, which leaves me in a pretty bad situation right now with
> > all the work for nothing.
> >
> > Gregor
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