Re: [stali] base tools and build system (Was [dev]Shell style guide)

From: Evan Gates <>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:25:31 -0700

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 2:34 PM, Greg Reagle <> wrote:
> My two cents...
> Granted that rc+mk are far superior to /bin/sh+GNU make, but if there
> are already 3rd party (i.e. not from suckless) packages/programs that
> depend on sh+gmake, you might as well just use them as is. Doing a
> whole lot of rewriting work just for purity's sake doesn't accomplish
> much. So rc+mk can be used for suckless projects and new code in Stali
> and so forth, but don't try to do huge amount of work to rewrite.

There's a new make file for each package anyway (, so it
doesn't matter if it's written in make+sh or mk+rc the amount of work
is the same.
Received on Fri Sep 16 2016 - 00:25:31 CEST

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