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Re: Perl vs Scheme vs ML vs ... for autoconf

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Perl vs Scheme vs ML vs ... for autoconf
Date: 10 Apr 2001 20:53:10 +0200
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>>>>> "Russ" == Russ Allbery <address@hidden> writes:

Russ> Is there any way that the driver scripts could be generated
Russ> using M4 so that all the portability junk can be hidden, just
Russ> like autoconf lets the end user do for the configure script?

That's correct, and that's what Autom4ke is for.  That's why
m4sugar.m4 and m4sh.m4 were created.  But again, Autoconf is
addressing portability issues on the user side, not on the maintainer

Fighting on one front is enough.  Today, I feel surrounded.

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