Jim Freeze <jim / freeze.org> writes:

> * Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen / gmail.com> [2005-06-05 07:59:15 +0900]:
>
>> Package doesn't try to conquer the world, however, it aims to be just
>> a tool that would be useful if it was standard and everyone could
>> build on due to it's policy-neutrality
>
>> What advantages will Package have over setup.rb and mkmf.rb, as
>> they are now?
>
> I find mkmf.rb very useful to create a Makefile when I am building a C wrapper
> to some library. Will Package do the same thing, or will mkmf still
> be needed?

Package will try to provide a more clean (no icky globals, for
example) API for the things mkmf.rb does.  I think I'll start with a
recent mkmf.rb and refactor it heavily.

> Jim Freeze
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