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Re: automake/autoconf

From: Terry Teague <terry_teague@users.sourceforge.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 01:23:27 -0700
Message-Id: <l03130301b8e43283b1b7@[17.219.128.103]>
To: Allan <allanc@caldera.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
At 11:29 AM -0400 4/17/02, Allan wrote:
>While porting to UnixWare, I noticed that the source I just downloaded
>(http://tidy.sourceforge.net/src/tidy_src.tgz) is not automake/autoconf
>aware.
>
>I could "autoconf-iscate" tidy, if there is demand for it.
>
>What we'd gain is perhaps easier port to current and newer platforms
>(Even though the UnixWare port took me perhaps 12 seconds).  What might
>be difficult to maintain is the $(OFILES) in the tidy/Makefile.  As
>well, although distribution tars are then as trivial as "make dist", CVS
>checkouts will require an extra step before building can occur.
>
>Is this something we want?

Suggest you look at the existing tracker item for this request :

<http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=467954&group_id=27659&atid=3909
65>

Feel free to add your comments there.

This discussion is probably best moved to the "tidy-develop" mailing list.

Regards, Terry
Received on Thursday, 18 April 2002 04:23:35 GMT

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