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Re: Non-Debian packaging practice

On Sun, Mar 12, 2006 at 12:03:05PM +0100, Bas Wijnen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 02:04:32PM -0500, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> > and automake provides a framework for creating makefiles with
> > common and useful targets.
> > Just stuffing autotools into an existing project just adds crud,
> > with no benefits.
> I see a contradiction here.  At least I think having "common and
> useful targets" in a Makefile is a benefit. ;-)
Of course, what I mean is that misguided projects {have,do,will}
f{i,ou}nd ways to misuse/abuse autotools, minimizing any useful
effects it might otherwise have had..


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