[ANN] pyKook 0.0.1 - a simple build tool similar to Make or Ant

kwatch kwatch at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 10:02:42 CEST 2008


Hi all,

I have released pyKook 0.0.1.
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Kook/0.0.1
http://www.kuwata-lab.com/kook/
http://www.kuwata-lab.com/kook/pykook-users-guide.html

pyKook is a simple build tool similar to Make, Ant, Rake, or SCons.
pyKook regards software project as cooking.
Terms used in pyKook are cooking terms.
For example:

    cookbook    -  Makefile
    product     -  target file
    ingredient  -  source file
    recipe      -  how to create target from source


Cookbook (= Makefile) is written in pure Python.
You can write any statements or expressions in cookbook.


Example of cookbook (Kookbook.py):

    --------------------------------------------------
    ##
    ## properties
    ##
    cc     = prop('cc',     'gcc')
    cflags = prop('cflags', '-g -Wall')


    ##
    ## recipes
    ##
    @ingreds("hello")
    def task_all(c):
        pass

    @product("hello")
    @ingreds("hello.o")
    def file_command(c):
        """generates hello command"""
        system(c%"$(cc) $(cflags) -o $(product) $(ingred)")

    @product("*.o")
    @ingreds("$(1).c", if_exists("$(1).h"))
    def file_ext_o(c):
        """compile '*.c' and '*.h'"""
        system(c%"$(cc) $(cflags) -c $(1).c")

    def task_clean(c):
        rm_f("*.o")
    --------------------------------------------------


Exampe of result:

    ==================================================
    sh> ls
    Kookbook.py   hello.c    hello.h

    sh> pykook -l
    Properties:
      cc                  : 'gcc'
      cflags              : '-g -Wall'

    Task recipes:
      all                 : cook all products
      clean               : remove by-products

    File recipes:
      hello               : generates hello command
      *.o                 : compile '*.c' and '*.h'

    (Tips: you can set 'kook_default_product' variable in your
kookbook.)

    sh> pykook all           # or, pykook --cc=gcc4 all
    ### *** hello.o (func=file_ext_o)
    $ gcc -g -Wall -c hello.c
    ### ** hello (func=file_command)
    $ gcc -g -Wall -o hello hello.o
    ### * all (func=task_all)
    ==================================================


See users-guide for more details.
http://www.kuwata-lab.com/kook/pykook-users-guide.html


Have fun!

--
regards,
makoto kuwata




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