From: Steve M. Robbins (steven.robbins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-20 08:30:30
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 08:16:22AM -0500, nbecker_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Portability. autoconf+automake require lots of support tools that may
> not be present on non-unix systems.
True, but: "jam" is only a build system, while "autoconf+automake" is
a *configure* and build (and install) system. They are vastly
different in scope.
As for the support tools: newer apples (MacOSX) have them, cygwin is
available for MSwin, I believe that BeOS has them, and of course all
unix systems have them. That covers the systems listed in
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