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WAF build tools

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This package contains a collection of tools for the [waf]( build environment intended for both native- as well cross compilation of C/C++ based projects.

Following provides a non-exhausting list of functions provided:

  • C/C++ setup gcc (cross-compile) toolchains (wtools.wcc)
  • C/C++ export to Makefiles (wtools.make)
  • C/C++ export to Eclipse projects using WAF (wtools.eclipse_waf)
  • C/C++ export to Eclipse projects using GNU make (wtools.eclipse_make)
  • C/C++ code formatting (wtools.indent)
  • Display component information as tree (wtools.tree)
  • Package binaries, libraries and files; supports .rpm, .deb and .ipk (ipkg/opkg)

Take a look at the [wafbook]( For a detailed description of the _waf_ build system.


The wtools package can be installed using pip:

pip3 install wtools –upgrade –no-cache-dir –user

As alternative you can also clone the repository and install the latest revision:

cd ~ git clone wtools pip install -e ~/wtools –user


If you have any suggestions for improvements and/or enhancements, please feel free to drop me a note by creating an [issue]( at the [wtools]( projects page.

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