[RFC] Use glib-2.0 exclusively

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at metux.de
Thu Aug 26 16:12:02 PDT 2010

* Paul Bender <pebender at san.rr.com> schrieb:

> >With _MUCH_ pain. Just have a look at all the AC_TRY_RUN() calls.
> >You'll need a *lot* of manual tweaking to get it working cleanly.
> Yes, it requires much manual tweaking. However, I only classified it as 
> some pain as there a numerous other packages that require even more 
> manual tweaking.

That sounds a bit like legitimating bad things with even worse things.
> In my opinion, autotools should drop AC_TRY_RUN. Sure, it would be 
> painful. However, it would force people to find another way to detect 
> what they are trying to detect (even if that means an additional 
> configuration option).


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