[rust-dev] [ANN] Initial Alpha of Cargo

György Andrasek jurily at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 04:35:50 PDT 2014


On 06/24/2014 01:05 PM, Huon Wilson wrote:
> Just to be clear: what's the trade-off here? That is, what is the 
> alternative: not supporting running external scripts at all?

The alternative is to use a proper scripting language for configuration, 
so people don't need *external* scripts: waf (python), paludis (bash), 
cabal (haskell), cmake.

Yes, it's a lot of work to essentially port the relevant parts of 
autotools, but it might be a better idea in the long run.


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