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Author hunterm
Full name Hunter Matthews
Date 2003-09-22 10:02:33 PDT
Message We've had 1 person want to run current on solaris, one on ... AIX? and
one now on freebsd.

The other 99% of the users all run it on Red Hat Linux.

In my opinion, thats not enough need to beat me over the head with a
ball peen hammer, Uh, I mean use and maintain autoconf.

However, I've not seen what a python programs' autoconf looks like, and
have not played with autoconf in a couple of years. So if you want to
create a patch to auto* current, send it in, but please know I'm going
to think long and hard before I apply it.

Perhaps you could just restructure a couple of things (add some
variables) in the makefile? That patch should be easier, and is far more
likely to be applied.



On Sun, 2003-09-21 at 11:50, Armijn Hemel wrote:
> hi,
>
> I want to use current for use in my lab to update my Red Hat machines.
> My servers all run FreeBSD though, so I'd like to run current on an
> internal FreeBSD server. I noticed that the Makefile isn't very
> portable, I've been playing a bit with autoconf to add checks for
> Python, I found a nice one, used it and it seems to work, still a lot of
> stuff that has to be taken care of.
>
> Would this be interesting for current?
>
> armijn
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