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Re: progress of Subversion autoconfiscation

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-07-15 23:07:55 CEST

On Sat, Jul 15, 2000 at 03:27:03PM -0500, Jim Blandy wrote:
>...
> `Recursive Make Considered Harmful' is an interesting paper, and he's
> right that Make has been seriously outgrown these days. But his
> solution was to write his own build tool, which is an option we don't
> have. Using a build tool other than Make would discourage people from
> building Subversion at all.

Euh... can't you still use some of the non-recursive concepts with make? I
don't see that we need to use his "cook" program.

Cheers,
-g

p.s. and don't get me started on his software. I just wanted to reference
     his paper...

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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