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

From: Uriel <>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 08:27:45 +0100

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Charlie Kester <> wrote:
> On Mon 01 Feb 2010 at 13:30:00 PST Uriel wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 2:06 PM, anonymous <> wrote:
>>>> Having said that, in case of rfork vice versa from FreeBSD.
>>> Yes, I am talking about FreeBSD. With configure you can make your
>>> program portable between FreeBSD and Linux. Most probably other
>>> systems won't implement clone/rfork their own way so program will be
>>> portable between all systems with some kind of rfork implementation.
>> This is bullshit, one of the reasons I gave up using FreeBSD long ago
>> is because so much crap software that used auto*hell would blow up
>> when trying to build it on FreeBSD, and trying to fix up auto*hell so
>> the damned thing would build was a fucking nightmare.
> Perhaps that was a problem "long ago" but it doesn't seem to be a
> problem *now*.  I've been using FreeBSD since release 7.0 and have never
> had a problem with configure.

How many apps have you installed *not* from the ports tree that use
auto*hell? Note that this issue has *zero* to do with FreeBSD and all
to do with braindead auto*hell scripts.

That said, FreeBSD has been an ever growing pile of shit since the 4.x series.

Received on Tue Feb 02 2010 - 07:27:45 UTC

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