[Xcb] Problem building xcb on a Sparc Solaris 10 Platform

Vincent Torri Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Sun Dec 11 13:06:02 PST 2005

> I really hate autotools.  Is there some way we can package a
> version of XCB so that you don't have to have recent
> autoconf, automake, libtool, pkgconfig, and GNU m4 installed
> to be able to build XCB?  This seems like a pretty important
> requirement for building on environments that don't support
> these things.  Automake requires gmake, but not much can be
> done about that, I think.

for another project, I use a configure script to create some files
(configuration files), and I write a specific Makefile that uses these
configuration files. The only thing that I use is autoconf, but even that
can be avoided with some additional work.

> Has anyone tried to compile with a non-GCC strict ANSI C
> compiler?

no, i didn't.


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