proposal: merge waf build of s4 to master

Dan Shearer dan at
Wed Apr 14 06:33:45 MDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 01:29:42PM +0100, Dan Shearer wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 01:29:35PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > I think that would be outright perfect. I am not concerned
> > at all about the developer's build machine having to provide
> > python. It is the end-users box that I have problems with.
> > If we ship a shell-based configure and Makefile in the final
> > samba-latest.tar.gz on generated by waf, I think
> > this would be the best of both worlds.
> Isn't this going to be too fragile in the real world of horrible Unix?

... unless the generated shell scripts are as comprehensive as what
autotools creates! Eek!!! (and even then, as I say, it sometimes gets


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