[LAD] Writing a library?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Wed Jul 23 08:55:07 UTC 2008

Emanuel Rumpf wrote:

> autoconf, automake etc. are old

Yes, old but good.

> If you wanted to, I'd suggest to use a more recent build tool (e.g.
> scons, cmake, git, .. )

Git is a distributed revision control system, not a build tool.

I have heard good things about cmake, but not used it myself.

I have tried scons and found it a very poor substitute for the
autotools (which are themselves far from perfect).

Erik de Castro Lopo
"Whenever the C++ language designers had two competing ideas as to
how they should solve some problem, they said, "OK, we'll do them
both". So the language is too baroque for my taste." -- Donald E Knuth

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