Autotools support group, forum, mailing list, ???

Duncan Roe duncan_roe@acslink.net.au
Sun Oct 2 06:55:00 GMT 2016


On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 06:13:07PM -0400, HiTech HiTouch wrote:
> Please forgive the somewhat off topic, but people who use Autotools and
> Mingw hang here and may be able to point me.
>
> I'm looking for a central place where people ask questions about Autotools
> (autoconf automake, etc.).  My google-ing finds (in addition to the manuals)
> only mailing list and blogs, all of which haven't had significant activity
> for years, like 2013, 2007, 2004. I find no BBS systems (forums) in use.
>
> The most questioners seem to be on the various stackexchange communities,
> pick one, pick many.
>
> Where should one go to ask questions, pray tell?
>
>
> PS:  I'm trying to build the tool chain for Arduino IDE by cross compiling.
> I am using MinGW 4.9.2 on WIndows XP SP3 32 bit to produce tools that run on
> native win32 (32 bit windows) and produce code for ARM.  I've been given the
> avr tool chain package produced using Autotools for my starting point.
>
> PPS: The Autotools anchor,
> https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/autoconf.html, has a bad pointer to
> its mailing list archive.  Letting google do the work, there is nothing in
> that last several years for XP, Windows, or win32 save for spam.
>
Hi HiTech,

Have you tried "info Automake" and "info Autoconf" on your installation?

They give you much more information than the man pages - automake even has a
"Hello World" example.

Cheers ... Duncan.

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