[cfe-dev] RFC: Upcoming Build System Changes

Csaba Raduly rcsaba at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 03:55:06 PDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 3:34 AM, Chandler Carruth  wrote:
> I have a very high level comment, and you may be able to directly shed light
> on it before I dig into a lot more detail.
> Why not simply standardize on CMake?

That would establish a hard dependency on CMake. Not every system has
CMake whereas most systems do have Python by default (on the machines
I use daily, Python has a 5-1 lead).
See also David Chisnall's mail about Perl > Python.

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