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Re: cannot build on w32

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: cannot build on w32
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 13:46:01 -0500

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 10:17:55 -0500
>> From: Sam Steingold <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden
>> > OSX uses autoconf and doesn't build right now...
>> it's not enough to have a magic bullet - you also have to know how to use it 
>> :-)
>> (in this particular case - switching to gnulib is a non-trivial step,
>> so some breakage is nigh inevitable).
> Exactly my point: with such a non-trivial step, the fact that the w32
> build is broken does not mean we should conclude that the Windows port
> cannot be reasonably maintained without using autoconf.

However, it is a very good point in time to revisit the option of
using autoconf on windows.

Sam Steingold <http://sds.podval.org>

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