[vbox-dev] A few questions
frank at innotek.de
Tue Nov 13 05:47:17 PST 2007
On Tuesday 13 November 2007, Chris Cook wrote:
> 1. Is the configure script auto-generated from anything? Ive been
> experimenting with separating the checking functions to separate
> files, in order to make the script shorter and more understandable.
> The code for the checks currently take up over 2/3 rds of the
> configure file. Is this of any interest as a patch?
The script is not auto-generated. We are aware of autoconf but we
decided to use a simple shell script without any other dependency
to check for installed packages. I would not like to split the file
since I prefer to have exactly one file. If the detection mechanism
does not work for your host we can talk about fixing the issue. But
Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert innotek GmbH, http://www.innotek.de
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