success on HPs

Edward Avis EPA "at"
Wed, 04 Mar 1998 09:28:52 +0000

>It is my experience with autoconf that it nearly always figures out
>everything it needs to know, can do contingencies if you don't have a
>function it's looking for, and generally will end up knowing more
>about your system that you do.  (Ever compiled perl?, It's pretty
>stunning to watch.)

...except that perl doesn't use autoconf, it uses its own script.

Ed Avis
epa "at"