Need modification to waf build recipe
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Thu Aug 11 13:04:28 UTC 2016
Amar Takhar <verm at darkbeer.org>:
> On 2016-08-11 08:11 -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > This is a heads-up to Amar.
> > As part of the effort to rewrite ntpq in Python, I have renamed the old
> > pylib/ directory to wafhelpers/ and created a new pylib/ that contains
> > an installable Python module. (The rename is to maintain parallelism
> > with perllib).
> wafhelpers is a terrible name since they aren't helpers it's the entire build.
How is it the entire build? There are lots of wscript files not in there...
> Please call it 'wafbuild'. Some projects do use it as re-usable modules but
> that is not how ours is written.
'wafbuild' was in fact my first choice. Can't use it; there's a collision with
something named 'wafbuild' that waf is using internally.
I don't really care what it's named.
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