CMake or SCONS?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Jan 30 11:44:11 GMT 2006

Dave Feustel wrote:
>Some tme ago I read in one of the KDE mailing lists that KDE 4 would use
>SCONS as its build tool. Has CMake replaced SCONS? If not, what are
>the two tools being used for in KDE?

We did choose scons in aKademy, back in Málaga. So that's the build tool 
that we want.

However, progress wasn't going fast enough, for many reasons out of our 
control. And we didn't manage to enlist scons developers help so far. In 
the meantime, we've got some eager people working on cmake and its 
developers' are actually helping. So it's no harm to let them work.

In the end, the work that actually gets done prevails.
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