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Re: automake/autoconf/libtool -- convince me

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
[invoking autoconf/automake... at build time instead of shipping the
results in the diff]
Quoting autotools-dev/README.Debian.gz
| And it wastes CPU time in auto-builders, too. Do recall that some
| architectures are very slow (m68k, for example), and that any wastage
| of auto-build time is a severe problem for Debian as a whole (it
| delays packages from moving to Debian testing, for one!).

This might not be a very strong argument but it holds.
             cu andreas

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