Re: build systems

On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 18:38 +0000, BJ�Lindqvist wrote:
> I created an initially simple configuration system for SCons and wrote
> SConstruct files for building Richard Hughes gnome-power-manager. It
> turned out to be a pretty good exercise because g-p-m has many
> optional dependencies, such as DPMS and doxygen. Using SCons to
> configure, compile and install was at least five times as fast as
> using autotools.

I'm currently adding a waf build system to PackageKit as a proof of
concept. We've got 90% of the functionality coded in about 3 hours, and
I'm no python hacker. waf just blows the socks off autotools.


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