On Nov 14, 2007, at 5:01 AM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007 12:34 AM, John Wiegley <jwiegley@...> wrote:
>> Hello, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in my
>> rewriting the
>> autoconf system ECL uses?
> This was rewritten to conform all autoconf quirks not so long ago. You
> are probably looking at the wrong file: it is ecl/src/configure
I'll check it out.
>> 1. I cannot build in a different target directory from the source
That's great to hear.
> * Furthermore, using libtool means we have to change the ECL compiler
> accordingly and this may break some ports which do not use shared
> libraries such as the Mac OS/X.
I'm not sure I understand; when I build ECL on OS X, it links to
> So I do not think this is a two days job.
I was not aware of the possibility of having to make changes to ECL.
As for the Makefiles themselves, using automake in conjunction with
libtool takes care of everything I've had to deal with. But since
you'ree engineering a system which has to know so much about the
low-level, perhaps this would indeed become too difficult to be