[Python-Dev] Using SCons for cross-compilation
barry at python.org
Thu Nov 9 22:19:19 CET 2006
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On Nov 9, 2006, at 2:15 PM, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Martin> In any case, the patch being contributed uses SCons. If
> Martin> think this is unmaintainable, this is a reason to
> reject the
> Martin> patch.
> Could SCons replace distutils?
I'm not so sure. I love SCons, but it has some unpythonic aspects to
it, which (IMO) make sense as a standalone build tool, but not so
much as a standard library module. I'd probably want to see some of
those things improved if we were to use it to replace distutils.
There does seem to be overlap between the two tools though, and it
might make for an interesting sprint/project to find and refactor the
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