"libtool" performance... / was: Re: Announcing Dolt, a drop-in Libtool replacement which cuts build timesin half

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Apr 11 08:18:01 PDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 05:12:48PM +0200, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 17:34:14 +0300
> Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> > Thanks for the suggestion, but given the choice between forking a
> > multi-thousand-line shell script and replacing it with a ten line shell
> > script, I think we'll stick with the one that isn't insane.
> If you care about sane tools, why do you use auto* and libtool
> in the first place?

Because I personally hate each and every single person who attempts to
build X, and my dying wish is to cripple the project with subpar build
infrastructure.  Either that or it was the best choice.  Thanks for the
heads-up though, much appreciated.
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