[cairo] Alternatives to autotools-based build systems

Leon Woestenberg leon.woestenberg at gmail.com
Thu May 1 12:23:23 PDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 9:39 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
>  All that sounds nice and good, except that autotools is the one I
>  understand and have full control when using.  Our autotools setup is not
>  scary for anyone who has checked it out.  To add a new cairo backend is

autotools is scary for most of us, but so was the GNU toolchain when I
first met it.

However, I think autotools does do the job perfectly in a wild variety
of scenarios, also considering the cross-compilation scenarios.

Kudos to Behdad for maintaining cairo's autotools setup.


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