Re: [dev] lightweight build system

From: Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult <>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:10:13 +0200

On 02.08.2017 00:10, Ori Bernstein wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:29:04 +0300
> ochern <> wrote:
>> Unfortunately as more complex becomes configuration part the more perverted
>> and unreadable it will look when done using make, at the same time it will
>> keep nice look in pure shell variant. Yet a lower part, rules part, will
>> not change for both variants.
> Yes, that's the general problem with configuration. The challenge of simple
> software is finding ways to reduce the number of configuration knobs, instead
> of adding more and more complex systems to deal with the interactions of all
> the parts.

Maybe have a look at the kernel's build system.

In case someone's looking for a challenge, implement that in mozilla ;-)

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