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From: Thomas Matelich (sosedada_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-05 09:23:17

David Abrahams wrote:

> > If you're in
> > the mood to look at a different build system, you could get tmake from
> > They have a hierarchical system of
> rules
> > regarding building apps and libs on many platform-compiler combinations.
> Requires Perl; generates makefiles; doesn't support Mac.
> I think this fails to be adequate for boost on many counts. I don't know
> about the licensing terms.

The initial recommendation was just as a reference for information about local

> > Alternatively, qmake (c++ implementation) is bundled into the qt 2.30 beta
> and
> > adds support for Mac.
> Not! (?) At least I downloaded the 2.3 "free release" and grepped the files
> for "qmake" coming up empty!
> > I was going to suggest boost look at qmake, but I don't know if they go as
> far
> > with things like debug and release. Otherwise, their .pro file format is
> quite
> > nice.

MAN!!! I really hate brain farts :) I meant 3.0 beta. They took tmake,
expanded it and wrote it in c++. Available at If you don't have a fast internet
connection, I can extract the qmake part into a tarball for you.

Thomas O Matelich
Senior Software Designer
Zetec, Inc.

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