[CentOS] [Slightly OT] "Open Source Development + Tools" - Book/Resource?
warren at etr-usa.com
Mon Sep 27 17:07:41 EDT 2010
On 9/27/2010 2:10 PM, Bill Campbell wrote:
> Another is ``GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool'' by Vaughan,
> Elliston, Tromey, and Taylor.
Vaughan is still active on the autotools lists, and he occasionally pops
in on threads mentioning his book, telling people they should be careful
in applying what it says. It was written so long ago that it no longer
conforms to current autotools idioms. Simply copying the code from the
book is likely to get you a file that either gives lots of warnings or
may not even work without changes, usually minor.
It's not useless, just superannuated.
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