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Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:11:48 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:29:42 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> Paul Eggert wrote:
> > Doesn't add much: 0.9 seconds in one test run, and that's probably at
> > the noise level. But regardless of speed it's better to avoid the
> > complexity of Autoconf and stick to straightforward C code when it's
> > easy to do so, as it is here.
> It would be surprising if it weren't noise, since a few more if/elses
> here and there shouldn't make any measurable difference. I don't think
> Eli should feel any obligation to redo his work in a different style to
> the vast majority of the existing auto-configuration stuff before
> installing it. If he or anyone else wants to, by all means let's try and
> speed up configure as an independent project though.

I agree.

Paul, I see where are you coming from, and I do agree with your
reasoning.  But as Glenn points out, it doesn't make sense to do this
for one or two settings, only if we are going to move most or all of
these out of configure.

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