Ovidiu Predescu writes:
This sounds a lot like GNU autoconf so why we are not using it?
Yes, it does.
Am I missing something?
Macintosh, Windows, and other operating systems. We cannot assume that GNUish tools are installed on those systems. For a number of people, there's a licensing issue with GNUish tools as well.
-- Fred L. Drake, Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org Corporation for National Research Initiatives