[GRASS5] Alternate Build Mechanism

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Fri Feb 22 05:24:25 EST 2002

On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 04:51:19AM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> I've added an alternate build mechanism, which uses GNU make (maybe
> other, but not tested). The main features are:
> 1. It allows building in a separate directory from the source.
> 2. It allows the use of a read-only source directory (although write
> permission is required to generate the makefiles).
> 3. It's significantly simpler than the existing mechanism.
> Usage instructions are in the file mk/README.
> The existing build mechanism should be unaffected.


However we should decide for one build system the grass5.0.0
release should use.

It would be nice to have a better one in place for grass5.1.x then.

BTw: Has someone played around with Scons?
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