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Subject: Re: libssh2 master 42aefdb configure.ac: Call zlib zlib and not libz in text but keep option names

Re: libssh2 master 42aefdb configure.ac: Call zlib zlib and not libz in text but keep option names

From: Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:59:41 +0200

Alexander Lamaison wrote:
> On 18 September 2013 21:05, Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se> wrote:
> >
> > My main reason for not liking cmake is that it requires cmake to be
> > installed on every system where the code has to build.
>
> I've often heard this criticism levelled at CMake but never really
> understood it.

It is one more build-time dependency. It's nice to keep those at a
minimum. That's IMO why we have an NMakefile & co at all, and not
just force everybody to make autotools work for them before they can
build the library.

//Peter
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