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Re: building in directory with SPC

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: building in directory with SPC
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 20:44:36 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:

Perl is not really a good [[...]] language

Since we agree so thoroughly, I'll stay a while longer.

I am glad to hear that. :-)

When porting "libtool" to a new scripting language, there is the little problem that much of "libtool" is actually part of the configure script. That part of the code inherits everything which is good and bad with legacy Unix scripting, including the challenge of dealing with spaces.

Bob Friesenhahn
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GraphicsMagick Maintainer,    http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/

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