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Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Sergey Popov (loonycyborg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-12 05:38:55

On Sat, 12 May 2012 10:44:20 +0200
Christof Donat <cd_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Well, why should they, as long as they work to their needs? A Build
> Tool is not an end in itself, it is a tool for a purpose. Why care
> more than just that it fullfills its purpose?

One person's tool is another person's purpose. Design mistakes will cost
a lot of extra work in the grand scheme of things. Both for tool writers
and for tool users.

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