[Mono-devel-list] ANNOUNCE: mono build tool demo

Peter Williams peter at newton.cx
Tue Jan 6 01:31:29 EST 2004

On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 18:54, Ben Maurer wrote:
> Peter, great job. This is EXTREMELY interesting. A build system has
> never looked so interesting.
> Any chance we can get this on CVS?

I'd certainly be fine with that :-)

> Also, just some quick comments:
>       * You should use a non-cryptographic checksum (try the zip lib
>         ones). They will be many times faster.

Duh. It should be very easy to drop a new checksum in.

>       * Though I love the non-traditional `throw out instructions for
>         targets' I think a fact of life is that you will sometimes need
>         to customize, eg to run tests. Maybe a system has to be added
>         for inline scripts...

Yes, that was my original goal. I wrote a miniature Lisp interpreter and
tried to get things working in that framework, but because I wanted
rules to be compiled into assemblies it was just too hard to get
running. I'm not sure how I'm going to go about this but rest assured
that I want to get it working.


Peter Williams                          peter at newton.cx

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