Hey people, here's a thing, stop making buildsystem. Yes, I'm talking to you!

In worst case use autotools, or write Makefiles manually, but stop making new buildsystems!

And no your buildsystem is not going to be revolutionary. It will suck and no-one apart from you will use it and people will curse you.

Stop it!


Everytime you make a new buildsystem, kitten dies! Don't do it for sake of kittens!

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Also while at it. Don't even try to make a package managers disguised as buildsystem. kthxbye.

@carl @bshah At least GNU Guix is fine, it disguises as an operating system.


Would I be wrong in surmising that you are a #packager and have just been confronted with yet another new, wonderful, and irreparably broken build system?

I feel your pain. 😁

I'm sticking to Nix, it's a build system disguised as a package manager

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