[webkit-dev] Build File Maintenance (was Re: Please welcome GYP to the our dysfunctional build family)
pkasting at google.com
Tue Jul 14 10:27:42 PDT 2009
On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Kevin Ollivier <kevino at theolliviers.com>wrote:
> Of course, the big question is if waf would have the same limitations as
> SCons in regards to doing this, but I think it's at least worth exploring.
> I'd be interested to know what limitations you guys ran into when trying to
> use SCons for this sort of thing. Of course, there will always be some
> things that would be hard to do with the IDE projects, but it may be
> possible for us to make use of waf there too, by using command line
> arguments to have it, for example, only generate the derived sources, which
> we could call from the IDE projects.
I don't really know enough about either waf or SCons to comment. My
impression as a naive observer was that SCons had serious speed issues with
our build (especially the overhead for a null build).
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