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Re: [glas] build-system for glas

From: Georg Baum (Georg.Baum_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-05 05:52:00

Am Donnerstag, 4. Januar 2007 16:09 schrieb Toon Knapen:
> I'm wondering what build-system we should use for building the tests of
> glas.
> Currently we are using bjam. Bjam is multi-platform and has integrated
> support for regression testing. Drawback is that bjam has a rather steep
> learning curve.
> An other option would be to use makefile's (on posix) and visual studio
> solution files on windows. This means however that we will have to sync
> 2 build systems and that we have no integrated support for regression
> testing.
> Opinions?

Syncing two build systems is only asking for trouble. Both scons and cmake
seem to be suitable, but the learning curve is still considerable IMHO. If
the learning curve is the only reason for switching I would probably not
do it, but rather document the jam files well.