Build system for KDE4

Stefan Teleman steleman at
Mon Jun 13 13:11:06 BST 2005

On Monday 13 June 2005 08:07, Benjamin Reed wrote:
> On 6/13/05, Guillaume Laurent <glaurent at> wrote:
> > > i'm not even aimimg for "it works so well, it's like butter".
> > > imho, auto's popularity is not rooted in its absolute value,
> > > but in its relative value (it sucks less than others).
> >
> > Or more likely, that it's based on 'make' and sh, which every
> > unix platform has installed by debault.

yes. which leaves one with very few choices. Imakefile and xmkmf 
anyone ? :-)

> Writing tests in scons/etc. is considerably easier than doing it in
> M4 and shell.

i'm not being M4's apologist (i hate it :-). but realistically 
speaking, how many people have *actually built* KDE with scons ? 


Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
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