[cfe-dev] alternate clang driver

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Mon Oct 24 10:50:38 PDT 2011

22.10.2011, 01:47, "David Chisnall":
> Adding a dependency on Python (or Lua, or what other buzzword scripting language that you favour this week) for invoking an [Objective-]C[++] compiler seems to redefine overkill.

To the defense of Lua, well-written Lua code is almost as fast as C without any JIT, and original interpreter is an executable sized under 200K. So it's no more 'overkill' that shell scripts used by autotools, which are definitely slower.


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