Re: [dev] [OFFTOPIC] Recommended meta-build system

From: Uriel <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 07:25:37 +0100

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Daniel Bainton <> wrote:
> 2010/1/25 pancake <>:
>> I have been using make(1) and acr(1) for most of my projects for a long while
> acr seems to have the OS guessing quite bad. It checks if uname is the
> GNU version and then adds -gnu to the system type if it is? What if
> the system is a uClibc based one that uses the GNU version of uname?

Why the fucking hell should the fucking build tool know shit about the
OS it is running on?!?!?!

If you need to do OS guessing, that is a clear sign that you are doing
things *wrong* 99% of the time.


> gcc -dumpmachine would be a better way IMO (though probably not the
> best anyway, atleast if the system has some other compiler than gcc..)
> --
> Daniel
Received on Wed Jan 27 2010 - 06:25:37 UTC

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