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Re: Future plans for Autotools

From: Andy Tai
Subject: Re: Future plans for Autotools
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:06:10 -0800

It seems better not to start another language.  with already lack of
resources, that will further dilate available resources, and hard to
compete with other tools already us9ng Python's mature ecosystem

On Wed, Jan 20, 2021 at 3:32 PM Bob Friesenhahn <> wrote:

> In my opinion, a new "language" designed specifically to meet the
> needs of Autoconf should be developed and Autoconf should be
> re-implemented using it.  There should be no more need to run external
> utilities like 'sed', or 'awk' or other things which can be
> implemented internally in a way which does not suffer from the white
> space and delimiter issues that shell script does.
> --
> Bob Friesenhahn

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