[LinuxBIOS] Autoconf + Automake for flashrom?

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sun Feb 4 18:41:05 CET 2007

Uwe Hermann wrote:
> would anybody want to migrate flashrom to Autoconf+Automake or do you
> have any objections?

Please don't. Autotools introduce major portability problems. Building
software which was autotoolized on another arch or autoconf/automake
version will usually result in compile failures. I had to deal with
that stuff often enough to see that it usually makes things worse.


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