Maybe just implement the python syntax (or a t lease a subset) in the cmake core , so no need extern dep and provide a clean/defined interface to be able to call complex external script is whatever languages.
2016-01-13 14:27 GMT+01:00 Saša Janiška <g...@atmarama.com>: > On Sri, 2016-01-13 at 13:14 +0000, Charles Huet wrote: > > > I don't think this is a dumb question, actually this is part of the > > problem I think would be resolved whit a new language. > > > > The barrier of entry to using CMake is too high in my opinion, and I > > think using an existing language would lower it *a lot*. > > Personally I'm determinant to use CMake, mostly due to its maturity and > CPack's features, but recently stumbled upon Meson http://mesonbuild.com/ > ) > build system whose goal is "to be both extremely fast, and, even more > importantly, as user friendly as possible."...it also uses Ninja instead > of Make as backend. > > Otoh, I believe that main problem with CMake is lack of quality docs - > even > Mastering CMake book has constantly very bad reviews. > > Sincerely, > Gour > > > -- > One who sees inaction in action, and action in inaction, > is intelligent among men, and he is in the transcendental position, > although engaged in all sorts of activities. > > > > > -- > > Powered by www.kitware.com > > Please keep messages on-topic and check the CMake FAQ at: > http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/CMake_FAQ > > Kitware offers various services to support the CMake community. For more > information on each offering, please visit: > > CMake Support: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/support.html > CMake Consulting: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/consulting.html > CMake Training Courses: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/training.html > > Visit other Kitware open-source projects at > http://www.kitware.com/opensource/opensource.html > > Follow this link to subscribe/unsubscribe: > http://public.kitware.com/mailman/listinfo/cmake-developers >
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