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Re: Switching to Waf instead of SCons?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Switching to Waf instead of SCons?
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 20:25:24 +0200 (CEST)

> Jan proposed SCons [0], and after having read SCons User Manual, I
> think we could make good use of it.  However, SCons has severe speed
> issues, which Waf [1], one of his younger (and Python-based, just
> like SCons) competitors, doesn't have -- see benchmarks [2] and [3].

Please have a look at tup too:

This article

is perhaps one of the most important ones in the last few years
w.r.t. make tools.  This tool is *extremely* fast, and it cleans up
extremely well.  Both arguments are quite important IMHO since
lilypond has really zillions of files.

This tool is probably not completely mature, but it is worth a look,
and I assume that the author is quite willing to assist to fix

BTW, the corresponding thread in the hel-make mailing list starts


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