Python Make

Gordon McMillan gmcm at
Tue Nov 30 20:16:02 CET 1999

Helge Hess wrote:
> Ian Clarke wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, just a quick idea I had that I wanted to share with the
> > newsgroup. Has anyone considered using Python as a replacement
> > for the "make" utility?  A module could be provided which did
> > several small things like testing modification times of a list
> > of source files against a destination file to see whether an
> > update was required.
> YES! I had the same idea :-)

So did someone else. There's one in the contrib area of the ftp 
site, under /System (the larger of the 2 pymake-* downloads).

- Gordon

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