Everything here is my opinion. I do not speak for your employer.
The first testimonial for djb redo
...other than from me, that is.
- It gets better - by "really wants" I mean "SCons requires
sophisticated Python code to create new build rules". If you look at the
"scons" branch of my bsnes-qt repository, it includes a "qt4" plugin that
adds special build rules for Qt4-based projects. It's nearly a thousand
lines long, and I still have to hack around it in the SConstruct file
because this particular project doesn't conform to the usual Qt conventions.
By comparison the "build-scripts/util" file in my "redo" branch is about 60
lines long, half of which is the non-Qt-specific "compile" shell function.
Granted, my solution would be a lot bigger if it was as portable and
comprehensive as the SCons plugin, but at least this approach was feasible
for me to create in an afternoon.
Take that, scons.
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