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ZenMake - build system based on the WAF

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ZenMake is a build system based on the meta build system/framework Waf. The main purpose of ZenMake is to be as simple to use as possible but remain flexible.

Main features

  • Easy to use and flexible build config as python (.py) or as yaml file.

  • Distribution as zip application or as system package (pip).

  • Automatic build order and dependencies.

  • Automatic reconfiguring: no need to run command ‘configure’.

  • Compiler autodetection.

  • Building and running functional/unit tests including an ability to build and run tests only on changes.

  • Running custom scripts during a build phase.

  • Build configs in sub directories.

  • Building external dependencies.

  • Supported platforms: GNU/Linux, MacOS, MS Windows. Some other platforms like OpenBSD/FreeBSD should work as well but it hasn’t been tested.

  • Supported languages:

    • C: gcc, clang, msvc, icc, xlc, suncc, irixcc

    • C++: g++, clang++, msvc, icpc, xlc++, sunc++

    • D: dmd, ldc2, gdc (MS Windows is not supported yet)

    • Fortran: gfortran, ifort (should work but not tested)

    • Assembler: gas (GNU Assembler), nasm (experimental)


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