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Implement automake in Scheme for GNU Help Wanted

Category: Developer
Submitted By: toby
Date: Wed 19 Mar 2003 03:11:20 AM UTC
Status: Deleted

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License GNU Free Documentation License
Development Status
: 1 - Planning

Details (job description, contact ...):

2013-01-23 - Automake maintainer Stefano Lattarini indicates that this task is no longer relevant.

Rewrite Automake in Scheme, so it can run in Guile. Right now it is written in Perl. There are also other programs, not terribly long, which we would also like to have rewritten in Scheme.

There's a group at http://gna.org/projects/automake-scheme/ which has started work on the "automake in scheme" task, but as of January 2013 it looks as if they've run out of steam. I'm sure they'd appreciate a jumpstart, though!

Required Skills:

Skill Level Experience
GNU Coding Standards Good Knowledge < 6 Months
PERL Good Knowledge 6 Mo - 2 yr
Scheme Master 2 yr - 5 yr

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