Re: [dev] Some direction with my project

From: Wolf <>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 14:20:25 +0200

On 2022-04-15 08:51:50 +0000, Hadrien Lacour wrote:
> Some implementation details: do you really need autohell when the only thing
> you use it for is to detect the presence of sys/xattr.h? That's only a few lines
> of sh calling cc to do the same.
> Personally, I use POSIX sh to "augment" make with the usual stuff like
> [un]install or what GNU make provides.

Configure script provides lot more then detection though. I have yet to
see a hand written make providing support for --program-prefix or
--program-transform-name for example. For packaging software, these
additional features are useful from time to time.


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