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Date: 2003-11-24 (19:04)
From: Christian Lindig <lindig@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Building large and portable projects
On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 10:02:34AM -0800, Ken Rose wrote:
> skaller wrote:
> Perhaps you should take a look at Vesta (  It uses a 
> functional language to describe how to build a system, uses hashes to 
> determine file equality, and caches derived files for reuse.  

In Vesta, your file system is part of the build system; when you execute
commands, it observes, which files in the file system it reads or
writes. While this ensures that Vesta really knows what files you depend
on, down to system libraries, it requires quite a setup.

-- Christian

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