26 Jan 2006 atai   » (Journeyer)

The autotools may have their cracks, but they are useful and solved a lot of real problems.

However, there may be improvements that can be added. For example, it was discussed on advogato some years ago about speeding up the configure script.

Maybe some faster interpreter can be used for parts of the configure process. We can gradually replace things like M4 with more modern components...

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