Using perl for autogenerating Makefile

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Tue Feb 17 05:36:34 GMT 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:

> Hi tridge,
> would it be ok if I use perl to autogenerate our Makefile
> in samba4 it's much easier to build a dependence tree of the subsystems
> and read in the files.
> I think this should be no problem, because we already depend on perl for
> make proto...

Why don't you go all the way and move to scons? Perhaps we should also 
look at a more capable SCM package as well, like subversion or whatever.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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