On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 15:56 -0400, Braden McDaniel wrote: > On Oct 10, 2008, at 3:38 PM, Callum Lerwick wrote: > > > On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 11:31 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote: > >> If the state of the art has advanced and there's a tool that can > >> replace libtool so a developer can say "I want a shared library" > >> and the > >> tool builds it on all platforms then we could look into getting > >> upstreams to switch but simply getting rid of libtool in favour of > >> handcoding Makefiles to build shared libraries is a step in the wrong > >> direction. > > > > CMake! Catch the wave! > > > > http://www.cmake.org/ > > Um, no. That's not what he asked for. > > If you want upstream to stop using libtool altogether, find a suitable > replacement and convince the Automake developers to use it instead. Why the h8? He was speaking in the context of "the state of the art" and in my oh-so-humble opinion CMake is it. The whole of the Autotools stack is very much... not. Last I checked I was just some random guy on the internet who has sadly not been granted the power to force anyone to do anything. > This thread is getting less constructive by the posting. We still > don't know the nature of the failures. There, does changing the subject make you happier?
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