Subject Re: [IB-Architect] First impressions
Author Bill Karwin
Jan Mikkelsen wrote:
> Yes, I'm familiar with Autoconf. I'm not a fan. In this context, the
> major
> problem with autoconf is that it only works on Unix derivatives.

Not entirely true. You just need a UNIX-like shell environment, for
example cygwin32 or mingw. MK-Tools probably would work too.

See for a description of how
Mozilla is facing this same cross-platform build problem. It's
certainly a nontrivial problem! :)

> We have a build system ...

I think most people would not be a fan of a homebrew build system unless
it were open-source, maintained, and easily available.

Bill Karwin