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Re: proposal to fork the build-tools projects

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: proposal to fork the build-tools projects
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 14:28:15 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Tom Lord wrote:

> A de facto set of bootstrap packages already exist.  autoconf was
> first built for those packages, and it was used to make them
> extraordinarilly portable (to all unixen, VMS, and several systems
> you've all but forgetten about).

I've never seen the port to VMS for autoconf (but have seen mention of
attempts to do so).  Unless it's been done very recently, you're probably
referring to a port that was apparently abandoned years ago.

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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