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From Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Configure for 2.0 ?
Date Sat, 29 Jul 2000 20:41:58 GMT
> > > I'm actually thinking of maintaining the Configure/Configuration
> > > method we use for 1.3. So, in effect, Configure wouild simply
> > > read Configuration and then build the required ./configure
> > > args, with the required env-var settings for things like CFLAGS,
> > > etc...
> > 
> > Does anybody actually use src/Configure directly anymore?  
> > 
> 
> Well, I do, hence my reason for it :)
> 
> I simply hate long command-line stuff. I much prefer a simple
> little file that I can simply say ./Configure for. I find stuff
> like --enable-module blah, disable-module blah and putting
> CFLAGS stuff in front kinda klunky. I also like having a "universal"
> Configuration file that I can copy to all my servers. 
> 
> This is all my own personal pref. 

I still don't understand how config.nice doesn't solve this.  I have a
config.nice I use for PHP that I copy around everywhere.  PHP probably
holds the world record for configure switches and it is definitely
impossible to remember them all.

-Rasmus


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