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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] util-linux-ng 2.13-rc1
On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 11:30:20PM +0200, Karel Zak wrote:
> > > > The package build system is now based on autotools. The build system
> > > > supports separate CFLAGS and LDFLAGS for suid programs (SUID_CFLAGS,
> > > > SUID_LDFLAGS). For more details see the README file
> > >
> > > And this is really dumb. autotools is a completely pain in the ass and
>
> Well, Adrian Bunk added autotools stuff to util-linux during his work
> on v2.13. This stuff has been fixed and stabilized in util-linux-ng
> v2.13.
>
> I'm not fanatical autotools protagonist, but it seems useful in
> util-linux. We will see...
>
> I'm ready to change or fix arbitrary thing in util-linux-ng, but I
> always need a real reason -- bug report, new feature, or so. This
> discussion is about impressions and feelings only.

No, it's based on long, hard and painful experiences attempting to debug
the fuckups that autoconf creates when it goes wrong.

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