[Build-common-hackers] rewrite plans

W. Borgert debacle@debian.org
Tue, 25 May 2004 07:08:51 +0000

On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 12:59:41AM +0100, Tom Huckstep wrote:
> On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 06:30:53PM +0000, W. Borgert wrote:
> > Perl would be a no-go area for me.  I did a lot of perl
> > stuff and it's the world of pain!  make, sh, or scons would
> > be better, don't you think?  Perl is evil, scons is cool :-)
> I've just had a look at SCons, and it does look rather useful.  It's not
> immediately obvious to me how to apply this to a Debian build system
> though.  What did you have in mind?

Well, I'm not sure whether SCons/Python is the way to go, I
just want to show that there are "high-level" scripting
options other than perl.  Using make and sh is OK for me,
but if it's not sufficient better use Python than perl.

W. Borgert <debacle@debian.org>, http://people.debian.org/~debacle/