[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] contrib: luac: add luac cross-compiler

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Aug 6 18:32:39 CEST 2016

Le lauantaina 6. elokuuta 2016, 18.14.55 EEST Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> On 06 Aug, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> > As for the search path, I don´t particularly enjoy having to set it. I
> > just
> > don´t see how to avoid it without either breaking something, parting with
> > autotools, or inventing the AC_PATH_TOOL(S) macro. The first two seem
> > worse; I don´t know how feasible the last one is.
> Why not part from "the standard way of autotools", seriously?

That way is deeply embedded in built-in autoconf macros. See also David´s 
allusion to gettext.

> What is SOOO bad of having the complete path? I don't get it.
> It's inelegant, but it worked.

> PS: autotools is crap. point proven.

In absolute terms, it is indeed terrible (and partly unmaintained). But in 
relative terms, I have yet to see a better build system for native code, 
especially portable native code.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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