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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: GNU "Autotools" Branch?
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2008 20:12:26 GMT
Eric Lemings wrote:
>  
> This branch is now in the Apache STDCXX Subversion repository.  Read the
> TODO file for some help getting started using the branch.

Thanks for the heads up. We saw both of your commits. There was
a flurry of helpful comments on the format of your ChangeLog that
you might have missed:
http://www.nabble.com/RE%3A-svn-commit%3A-r610849----incubator-stdcxx-branches-autotools--td14741375.html

Martin

> 
> Note, this is just a baseline for further development.  Many of the
> necessary config macros are not yet included in the branch.
> 
> Eric.
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:msebor@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Martin Sebor
>> Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 5:39 PM
>> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: GNU "Autotools" Branch?
>>
>> Eric Lemings wrote:
>>> I haven't tested it on any platform other than Mac OS X; 
>> not all config
>>> tests have been translated yet into M4 macros (especially 
>> tests related
>>> to linking); and those that have been written need a 
>> thorough review as
>>> well as some polishing.  So it's safe to say it's still very much in
>>> development.
>>>
>>> Once I get a successful 'distcheck', I'll create this branch in the
>>> stdcxx/branches/autotools directory.  The baseline for this 
>> branch will
>>> only contain a scant few config macros initially along with 
>> plenty of
>>> guidance on writing the rest.  :)
>> Sounds good to me. Unless someone objects in the next, say, 48 hours
>> go ahead and create the branch at your leisure. I assume you'll be
>> branching off of trunk (as opposed to an existing branch).
>>
>> Martin
>>
>>> Brad.
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:msebor@gmail.com] On Behalf Of 
>> Martin Sebor
>>>> Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 4:01 PM
>>>> To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: GNU "Autotools" Branch?
>>>>
>>>> Eric Lemings wrote:
>>>>> I have some code that I'd like to contribute to the Apache STDCXX
>>>>> repository.  It adds support for the GNU "Autotools" 
>> suite of tools
>>>>> (i.e.
>>>>> Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool).
>>>>>  
>>>>> Would a branch in the Subversion stdcxx/branches directory be the
>>>>> appropriate place to check in this code?
>>>> If you're still developing the code we can create a 
>> branches/autotools
>>>> branch for this work. But if it's already finished and 
>> tested on all
>>>> platforms we might want to think about rolling it into 4.3 instead
>>>> (once it has been created).
>>>>
>>>> Martin
>>>>
>>>>>  
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>>
>>


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