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Re: an update to automake-1.11?



Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> ...but they depend on a slew of *other* things, like a POSIX shell and
> many POSIX tools.

Right. Assuming POSIX in a tool which is supposed to be a portability tool 
is completely nonsensical and anachronistic, considering the most popular 
operating system is a proprietary system which does not support POSIX out of 
the box. For the people on that inferior operating system, installing a 
POSIX environment is actually harder than installing a simple tool like 
CMake. And for those of us on a sane operating system, CMake is just one 
"yum install cmake" away. So what's the point of generating POSIX shell code 
into each and every tarball?

        Kevin Kofler



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