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Re: Switching to Waf instead of SCons?

From: Peter Chubb
Subject: Re: Switching to Waf instead of SCons?
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 10:31:49 +1000
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>>>>> "John" == John Mandereau <address@hidden> writes:

John> Le mardi 08 septembre 2009 à 19:53 +0100, Graham Percival a
John> écrit :
>> For the record (as discussed in private email), I'm quite concerned
>> about waf's relative new-ness and occasional lack of development.
>> My preference would be to use a stable, widely used build system,
>> since any problems in the build system can cause a huge problem to
>> developers.

John> Yes, and slowness is one problem I doubt SCons can address.  As
John> far as I ahve looked (not very far), it uses so many more
John> classes and class instantiations than Waf in the user scripts,
John> for example.

For what it's worth we've just switched a large project away from
Scons because it quickly became unmaintainable on a large system with
many interdependent parts.  We're now using bitbake plus make.

Dr Peter Chubb                                  peter DOT chubb AT               ERTOS within National ICT Australia
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