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Re: serious doubts about waf

From: Matthias Kilian
Subject: Re: serious doubts about waf
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:35:39 +0100
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On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:38:12PM -0800, Patrick McCarty wrote:
> I don't have much experience *using* automake, but from what I've
> read:
>   - A is easier to maintain than an equivalent handcoded
>     makefile.
>   - The generated makefiles will be very portable (not reliant on GNU
>     make).
>   - Automake integrates well with Autoconf, probably more so than the
>     current stepmake system.

One problem with automake (and autoconf) is that it's incredibly
difficult to debug if something goes wrong.


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