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Re: scripts/build/scan-mf-deps: script to generate MF dependencies (issu

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: scripts/build/scan-mf-deps: script to generate MF dependencies (issue 553700043 by address@hidden)
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 19:54:32 +0100

On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 7:14 PM <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I very much agree with you, but out of the existing language within
> > our tree (Perl, Python, Shell, C++, Make), it is the least worst
> > option. Make is too limited (see the mess that our makefiles are
> > today), Shell has all the problems of Make. We can't use C++ in the
> > build system, and Perl is a godawful mess of line-noise.
> >
> > What do you suggest instead?
> Not doing this at all.
> In cases like this, I begin to question the very fundamental
> assumptions. In this case: Do we really need to dynamically generate the

You didn't answer my question, but I realize it was imperfectly stated.

My question is: what overall architecture do you propose for the build system?

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