[OpenAFS-devel] Re: autoconf

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Thu, 14 Dec 2000 00:52:10 -0500

--On Wednesday, December 13, 2000 11:11:52 PM -0500 aeneous@speakeasy.org 

> Most of the "features" that are system-dependent, on which AFS depends,
> are not features at all, and are not things that autoconf is going to
> know about.
> They are things like -- is the "size" field in the inode named "size",
> or "i_size"?  How many parameters does vfs_strategy take? Should I use
> socket code in the kernel or TLI?  How do I lock an in-core inode?

Some of this stuff can obvious have custom configure tests, though

> However, I do think that the job can be tackled in stages.
> First, don't touch any of the code itself, just restructure the build
> environment so as not to need washtool

washtool which we don't have? ;-)

Derrick J Brashear