Moving on

Wil Cooley wcooley at
Wed Jun 13 20:32:22 PDT 2001

Thus spake Simon Perreault:

> Well then, how come we don't simply use shell scripts? Don't tell
> that you want to use C because it's faster than shell. You wouldn't
> see the difference, most of the cpu cycles will be taken by gcc.

Well, I don't see why 'make' isn't being used.  It's a little hairy and
hard to understand, but it gets the job done, and it's the way other
OSes build (BSD's namely, and I've used it in LNXS).  You can use ESR's
CML2 for profile & configuration management; I'm planning to look into
it for LNXS, for some variables that are either not variable (yet)
or manually changed.  But, it's your project, just my US$0.02.

W. Reilly Cooley                           wcooley at
Naked Ape Consulting              
LNXS: Get 0.2.0-devel at                                     #lnxs

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to
mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.
		-- H.L. Mencken
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