[gnutls-devel] [sr #108744] GnuTLS added autogen dependency pulls in Scheme/Guile

Bruce Korb bruce.korb at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 01:18:40 CET 2015

On 02/07/15 15:09, Cedric wrote:
> Details:
> As of somewhere between v2 and v3, GnuTLS starts to depend on autogen. It
> would be much desired if that dependency could be avoided, since (considering
> autotools is a questionable buildchain to choose for new projects these days)
> this comes with a dependency on Guile/Scheme.
> It would be nice if whatever is the reason for that new dependency could be
> solved by simpler means.

Autotool use and autogen use are orthogonal.
Using autogen does require Guile, but using autogen
is only necessary if you are changing the options
of some of the GnuTLS programs.  The reasons for using
it are many:


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