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Re: [gnu-prog-discuss] Blog Post Sighting: Autotools Considered Harmful

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [gnu-prog-discuss] Blog Post Sighting: Autotools Considered Harmful
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2023 12:56:43 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

> There ARE things we could do with GNU Make still that would make it
> more useful, and faster in some situations, without throwing away the
> millions of existing makefiles and the knowledgebase.  I maintain a
> list of them so if this kind of works tickles your fancy, or you have
> idea of your own and want to discuss them with very knowledgeable
> people I recommend discussing it on the bug-make@gnu.org mailing list.

My main gripe with Make is the absence of good quoting rules, which
makes it almost impossible to work with files whose names include funny
characters like spaces or colons.


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