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On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 11:19 PM, Miles Bader <> wrote:
>> The better alternative to autoconf is usually nothing, IMO.
> This is only true for the most trivial cases (which, to be fair, may
> include many lua projects), and often not even then, because even
> trivial autoconf files are usually much simpler than the equivalent
> shell-script.

Would you consider LuaJIT to be a "trivial" case? It doesn't use
anything but straight-up "make".

I'm going to have to agree: autoconf is an unnecessary extra step in
software deployment on modern systems, and one that slows down build
times for little tangible benefit.

/s/ Adam