[Python-Dev] New autoconf in use!

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:16:21 -0500

    >> The other issue is caching: autoconf 2.50 will, by default, not
    >> generate a config.cache, since that has caused too many problems.

    Guido> Leave it as it is unless there are many complaints.

Agreed.  Most machines are fast enough nowadays that the absence of
config.cache isn't a major stumbling block.  If they are that sensitive to
the performance reduction, they can install autoconf themselves and generate
a local version of the configure script.