16 Jan 2006 freetype   » (Master)

titus: configure scripts are not as portable as you believe. A script generated on Linux won't always work correctly as-is on FreeBSD, Cygwin or Mac OS X, the same is true for scripts generated on these platforms.

Moreover, they're huge (often > 100KB) ugly beasts that can change considerably between autoconf invokations, especially when your developers are on distinct platforms. Why would you want to put that kind of poop into your CVS repository ?

you'd better rant that developers should document which versions of autoconf/automake/libtool is needed instead.

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