[TUHS] Tools and building: libtool, autoconf, etc. [ trying to have a relevant subject line ]

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Fri Sep 15 08:26:19 AEST 2017

On 09/14/2017 03:03 PM, Ron Natalie wrote:
> Years ago, I was building an RSX-11M system and it had a rather intricate
> setup script.    At one point it announced:
> "This will take a while.   Go have a cup of coffee."
> And I useually did.   Then one day I was building a machine in another lab
> and it said:
> "This will take a while.   Go have a cup of tea."
> OK, I had to dig into the script to figure it out.   Turns out the beverage
> selection was dependent on  the configured line frequency.   The lab system
> was built for European deployment (50HZ power).


I love the humor that I see in unix programs.

I still love to parrot "tar is cowardly refusing to create an empty 
archive" to people.

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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