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Re: serious doubts about waf

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: serious doubts about waf
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:50:53 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 06:36:37PM -0800, Patrick McCarty wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Graham Percival
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:34:35PM +0000, Graham Percival wrote:
> >> I'm just about ready to give up on waf.
> >
> > As Jan put it, "a new build system should be a breath of fresh
> > air".  I'm not feeling fresh.
> Though I haven't been following these discussions very closely, I have
> looked into automake a little bit.  It sounds like we could make it
> work.  At least, I think it would simplify makefile maintenance once
> we have initially set everything up.

What's the advantage of automake over the current system?  (I'm
not even certain what the current system is called!)

I used to maintain it (and the duplicate qmake build system) for
marsyas before I got so annoyed at having two build systems and
switched to cmake.  Given that windows users couldn't use
automake, I'm not certain it's worth the effort of switching to

- Graham

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