Ilya Zakharevich on Thu, 29 Nov 2001 21:57:54 -0500

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Re: R.I.P., Configure?

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 07:35:50PM -0500, Matias Atria wrote:
> > they work *only* in the situations when *all* the interdependent parts make
> > flawless guesses.
> That's what --enable, --with and environnment variables are for.

Almost never sufficient.

> I actually prefer automatic configuration, but that's a holy war.

Automatic is the default with metadist (at least if you use
  ./Configure -des