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From Andre Fischer <awf....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Building sw/ with ninja
Date Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:56:32 GMT
On 23.01.2014 15:24, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> Hi Andre;
>
>> On 22.01.2014 23:13, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> ...
>> >
>> > +1 Ninja
>> >
>> > We have seen it speed up things in some of FreeBSD's ports plus it is
>> > under an Apache License (which is probably not as relevant ... but is
>> > good).
>>
>> Do you know if anyone has written down their experience with porting to
>> ninja?
>
> Unfortunately no :(.
>
> The FreeBSD ports structure just encapsulates several build systems 
> within BSD make so all we see is that some ports add a line like this:
>
> USES= ninja
>
> And it basically builds faster.
>
> BTW, newer versions of serf are using scons now, which will probably 
> make it a mess to build within AOO.

Good to know.   Or rather, not so good.   That would add a new 
dependency (on scons) and a dependency on python (used by scons), which 
we already have.  I can only hope that python does not have a dependency 
on serf :-)

-Andre

>
>
> Pedro.
>
> ps. I took the time to update some few tarballs in the apache-extras 
> repository before the Jan. 15 upload expiration. OpenSSL and Python 
> plus some fonts basically.
>
>
>


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