Re: pkg-config zlib check in 3c13bc

Subject: Re: pkg-config zlib check in 3c13bc

Date: Fri, 09 May 2014 23:01:28 -0500

To: David Bremner, Xīcò

Cc: Tomi Ollila,

From: Felipe Contreras

David Bremner wrote:
> Xīcò <> writes:
> > As a side note, is there any rationale for the hand-made configure? Not
> > that I am a big fan of autoconf/cmake/whatever either...
> Carl Worth had a lot of (negative) experience with autoconf when he
> started the project, which motivated him to roll his own.  Personally I
> don't really think any of the alternatives are convincingly better than
> autoconf. Of course it's one of those very subjective things.

I think Makefiles are superior to autoconf. What we have is fine.

Felipe Contreras