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A catch-all compile-tool wrapper

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blight

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blight is a catch-all compile tool wrapper.

Usage

$ pip3 install blight
$ eval $(blight-env --guess-wrapped)
$ export BLIGHT_ACTIONS="Record"
$ export BLIGHT_ACTION_RECORD="output=/tmp/demo.jsonl"
$ cd /your/project && make
$ cat /tmp/demo.jsonl

Goals

  • Wrapping CC, CXX, CPP, LD, and AS.
  • Providing a visitor-style API for each of the above, pre- and post-execution.
  • Providing a nice set of default actions.
  • Being as non-invasive as possible.

Anti-goals

  • Using LD_PRELOAD to capture every exec in a build system, a la Bear.
  • Supporting cl.exe.
  • Detailed support for non C/C++ languages.

Contributing a new action

New blight actions are easy to write. For example, the following prints a message before every ld invocation:

# src/blight/actions/printld.py

from blight.action import LDAction


class PrintLD(LDAction):
    def before_run(self, tool):
        print(f"ld was run with: {tool.args}")
# src/blight/actions/__init__.py

# bring PrintLD into blight.actions so that `BLIGHT_ACTIONS` can find it
from printld import PrintLD  # noqa: F401
$ eval $(blight-env --guess-wrapped)
$ export BLIGHT_ACTIONS="PrintLD"
$ make

Check out blight's API documentation for more details, including the kinds of available actions.

The name?

Build systems and tools that instrument build systems are a blight on my productivity.

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