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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/bakefile

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:15:44PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> There is often a tool for the particular application.
> I can not understand the meaning to which you do such a comment purposely.

Simply put, I don't think this is used by anything but wxWidgets.
It can't be used to regenerate the patches for wxGTK.
It does not allow portable creation of shared libraries and it doesn't
support all platforms pkgsrc runs on.
The generated Makefiles are IMO even worse than the code created e.g. by

In short, don't use it if you can avoid at any cost. Go e.g. with cmake.
As Blair added this for the sake of wxGTK 2.8, this is entirely


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