Ilya Zakharevich on Tue, 27 Nov 2001 17:09:17 -0500

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Re: R.I.P., Configure?

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 01:22:41AM -0500, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 07:11:41PM -0500, Matias Atria wrote:
> > autoconf's configure scripts are just as robust as you write them. Could you
> > elaborate on why you think configure scripts are so bad?
> The principal beaf of people against autoconf's configure (comparing
> to metadist's Configure): No way to run the questions; thus they work
> *only* in the situations when *all* the interdependent parts make
> flawless guesses.

How could I write this?!!!  Read: no way to answer the questions manually...