Re: autotools gives autopain
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: BJörn Lindqvist <bjourne gmail com>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: autotools gives autopain
- Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 00:34:20 +0100
On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 18:13 +0100, BJörn Lindqvist wrote:
> > > Gnome currently uses the GNU Autotools for building all projects.
> > > Autotools is hard to work with and complicated and there are lots of
> > > techically superior build systems out there. Therefore, I suggest that
> > > GNOME should gradually replace Autotools with scons (www.scons.org).
> > I'd suggest that this would not be a very interesting topic of discussion on
> > this list *unless* you converted one of the existing GNOME modules to scons
> Right. That's the easy part. Any GNOME modules wanna sign up for a
> FREE conversion to scons? Limited supply, order now!
starting with simplest stuff, like small applications or libraries, like
libgnome, libgnomeui, might be a good start
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
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