From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-16 16:47:29
> Why? RPMs are hardly portable. The Win32 platform (among others)
> won't know a thing about the .spec extension or file type and can do
> nothing with this. autoconf is more portable, and even that leaves
> Windows high and dry for the most part.
Yes, of course. But I'd like to avoid the situation that every
Linux distribution maker (currently > 100) creates his own, possibly
incompatible, boost.spec file.
Consider it a stopgap measure.
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