cmake hype?

David Faure faure at
Fri Feb 3 12:01:26 GMT 2006

On Friday 03 February 2006 10:00, R.F. Pels wrote:
> On Friday 3 February 2006 09.14, Christian Ehrlicher wrote:
> > I currently don't understand the hype about cmake. What's the real
> > adavantage over scons. 
> Talking of both, are they both supporting parallel compile jobs? I'd really 
> hate to have to use a build system that can't do that.

No - in fact you have to type every gcc command by hand so you'd have to type fast enough....
Of course they support parallel compile jobs.

All: can we keep the buildsystem discussions on kde-buildsystem?
Enough with the cross-posting.

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