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
>
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