Make replacement for Erlang - suggestions?

Eric Merritt <>
Mon Sep 16 23:00:42 CEST 2002


Mikael,

 The only problem with ermake is that Joe simply
reimplemented 'make' in Erlang. Although, it is cool
its still 'make'. I am looking to replace 'make',
syntax and all.

Thanks,
Eric
--- Mikael Karlsson <>
wrote:
> Joe Armstrong has made ermake:
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/user.html#ermake-2.0
> 
> Don't know if it fullfils all your expectations, but
> since it is done in Erlang I guess you could always
> tailor it to your needs.
> 
> /Mikael
> 
> måndag 16 september 2002 21:35 skrev Eric Merritt:
> > Francesco,
> >  Support for make/gnumake has to be in place,
> thats a
> > given for the very reasons you mentioned.
> Fortunatly,
> > I believe that I can pick up most of this support
> from
> > some of the other available plugins. So it
> shouldn't
> > cost me much in the way of time.
> >
> >  I would like to see an alternative to
> make/gnumake.
> > This is largly due to the fact that I have a very,
> > very low opinion of make and make clones in
> general.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Eric
> >
> > --- Francesco Cesarini
> >
> > <> wrote:
> > > In most large scale projects I have been
> involved
> > > in, we have used
> > > gnumake, and whenever busted by some paranoid
> > > project manager, we moved
> > > over to make. If you want to have as many people
> as
> > > possible use the
> > > plug in, I would try to stick to the tools users
> in
> > > major projects
> > > required to use (Freedom of choice is rarely an
> > > option on a large scale)
> > > or at least try to facilitate their usage as
> much as
> > > possible... Even if
> > > I have to admit, an Erlang variant sounds neat.
> > >
> > > Francesco
> > > --
> > > http://www.erlang-consulting.com
> >
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