Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-21 12:49:29
on Tue May 15 2012, Daniel Krikun <krikun.daniel-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
> I almost agree. When it comes to build system it is oftentimes better to be
> more verbose and less elegant, because it is easier for the
> user to maintain the build system code. And also, being less abstract, more
> low-level is often desirable, as users do want to control various
> platform-specific details of the build process. But there are also time
> they are not! So I guess, there should be some sound abstraction level.
Yes, exactly. Abstraction needs to strike the right balance. We have
been trying to do that very carefully with Ryppl and CMake.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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