The current state of move to autoconf 2.5
sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Mar 18 05:35:52 EST 2005
>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
>>>>> "ms" == Michael Sperber <sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
ms> I find myself confused by the dichotomy between --enable-xxx
ms> and --with-xxx (especially as the configure script seems to
ms> know it's easy to get confused). Is there any easy way to
ms> predict when it's which one?
Stephen> Not as far as I can see. My taste differs from Malcolm's in several
Stephen> cases. AFAICT the implementations of --enable-xxx and --with-xxx are
Stephen> basically identical.
I don't know about the technicalities---but how hard is it to just
drop the ---with and --enable prefixes entirely? If not, I believe we
should just go with one of the two.
Cheers =8-} Mike
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