Ant (with Python extensions) good replacement for distutils?

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.us
Tue Dec 6 14:08:02 CET 2005


In article <3vjgblF1632ekU1 at uni-berlin.de>,
Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
>seberino at spawar.navy.mil wrote:
>> I know distutils well but don't know anything about Ant except that it
>> is a build
>> tool from Apache project.
>> 
>> Could it possible be better or as good as distutils?
>> (There are extensions for Python.)
>
>No way. Ant sucks. Big-time. I actually enhance it with embedded jython 
>to get at least _some_ flexibility.
>
>Diez

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