[Python-Dev] Evaluated cmake as an autoconf replacement

Alexander Neundorf alex.neundorf at kitware.com
Tue Apr 7 15:08:54 CEST 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 2:14 PM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>    Ondrej> ... while scons and other Python solutions imho encourage to
>    Ondrej> write full Python programs, which imho is a disadvantage for the
>    Ondrej> build system, as then every build system is nonstandard.

I fully agree here.

> Hmmm...  Like distutils setup scripts?
> I don't know thing one about cmake, but if it's good for the goose (building
> Python proper) would it be good for the gander (building extensions)?

What is involved in building python extensions ? Can you please explain ?


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