link: "Recursive Make Considered Harmful"

Guido Kollerie gkoller at
Tue Jan 11 02:18:29 PST 2005

On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 07:53:54 +0100, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai
<asmodai at xxxxxx> wrote:

>  Any new build tool, again in my opinion, needs to cut back on the
> 'programming' aspect of the build files and allow people to get their
> recipes working quickly.

AAP might arguably fit the bill:

Created by Bram Moolenaar (author of VIM), it's well documented and
very expressive.
There might be one downside to it and that's its dependency on Python.

Also have a look at:

Where many different build tools are listed with a short comment.


More information about the Kernel mailing list