25 May 2001 gstein   » (Master)

Completed and installed the new build system for Subversion. It is quite sweet. Fast, simple, and flexible. Sure beats automake for our particular use-scenario.

I could see that automake is good for FSF/GNU projects where they have a particular set of requirements, but it isn't very flexible when you have different policies. It also creates some performance issues (as I mentioned in my previous diary entry).

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