Is there something else but Automake?

Magnus Therning therning at gforge.natlab.research.philips.com
Wed Aug 11 10:20:24 CEST 2004


Miki Tebeka <miki.tebeka at zoran.com> wrote:
> Hello Magnus,
> 
>> I am currently using Automake to make distributable tar-balls of my
>> application. Is there something else (hopefully better) that I can
>> use?
> You might want to have a look at SCons (http://www.scons.org).  Great
> tool and written in Python, you can also use any Python code inside
> the configuration files.

Yes, I already know of SCons. There are quite a few things missing from
it though since it is a build tool mostly, and a configuration tool to
some extent, it explicitly isn't a distribution tool. I guess I'd have
to do a bit of work myself in order to get it to behave the way I want
it :-(

/M

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