[Python-Dev] addressing distutils inability to track file dependencies
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 23:11:36 +0200
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> holger> isn't it funny that 'scons' as a *build system* doesn't rely on
> holger> anything but python? I've heard rumors they even check
> holger> dependencies<wink>...
> Scons would be fine by me. It doesn't rely on a C compiler, but if you want
> to build something that needs to be compiled I suspect you'd need one.
i didn't mean to include or require scons for distutils. I was just
making the obvious point that for the dependency task at hand
python should be powerful enough. Reusing some code from scons might
be worthwile, though.
why-use-a-car-when-you-can-beam-ly y'rs, holger