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From Mo DeJong <mdej...@cygnus.com>
Subject Re: Patch to fix dirs when builddir != srcdir
Date Sat, 16 Dec 2000 01:59:14 GMT
On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Sascha Schumann wrote:

> > I would like to know why perl is used to determine how easy it
> > would be to replace with something that has a better shot at
> > being installed on every box that someone might want to build
> > apr on.
> 
>     Feel free to provide an awk script which implements the
>     equivalent functionality.

Ok, as long as you are open to changing it, I am happy.

> > When I mentioned the autogen.sh thing, you claimed
> > that it was fine to use ./buildconf and that you did
> > not want to change it. Submitting patches that get
> > ignored is no fun.
> 
>     I think it would dramatically improve your chance to get
>     your proposals accepted, if you would try to understand what
>     your counterpart says.
> 
>     In my last email, I tried to communicate to you that you are
>     putting words into my mouth. Nobody likes that, especially if
>     you get it wrong. You have now succeeded in getting things
>     wrong again (no, I did not defend the choice of Perl and
>     never accused you of being anti-Perl, nor did I ever say that
>     I dislike automake or GNU make).
> 
>     Thanks,
>     - Sascha

Funny, that is what I thought you were doing. Email
is not a very good medium to discern intent, so I will
try harder to not read things into what you write.

cheers
Mo DeJong
Red Hat Inc

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