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Re: Status of libtool 2.2.X?



On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 22:28 -0500, Jens Petersen wrote:
> ----- "Kevin Kofler" <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> > * start discouraging shipping pregenerated files, instead make sure that 
> > autoreconf actually works (which mainly amounts to the above point about 
> > backwards compatibility).
> > But unfortunately, this won't solve the problem of the reliance on the shell, 
> > and as configure.ac scripts can contain arbitrary shell snippets, this can't 
> > really be fixed without a major redesign, the result of which would effectively 
> > no longer be autotools.
> 
> I would add:
> 
> * do not start new projects using autotools as far as possible

I would recommend you to stop spreading FUD.






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