Feedback from GSL folks on libflame 4.0

Brian Gough bjg@gnu.org
Mon Feb 22 23:09:00 GMT 2010


At Fri, 19 Feb 2010 13:58:06 -0700,
Gerard Jungman wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 13:41 -0500, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> > On Fri, 19 Feb 2010, Brian Gough wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks for using autoconf. I think it is a good thing.
> > 
> > Yeah, I don't really think of them as optional these days.  They are far
> > from perfect and often a PITA, but what they do is necessary.
> 
> You guys are missing the point. The question is not
> "autotools or nothing" but "autotools or cmake".

As Robert says, it's a question of standardisation.  I have nothing
against cmake, on a purely techical level it may be better but
autotools is the defacto standard and that is worth more in practice.



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