Strange DSSS/Tango compile error

Chris R. Miller lordsauronthegreat at
Wed Oct 15 17:33:07 PDT 2008

Bill Baxter wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 7:30 AM, Jarrett Billingsley
> <jarrett.billingsley at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Robert Kosek
>> <robert.kosek at> wrote:
>>> Sergey Gromov wrote:
>>>> May I recommend you to try 'bud' ?
>>>> It's a single executable, pretty similar to 'rebuild' and can be used like
>>>> this:
>>>> bud rpg.d
>>>> I've had weird problems with rebuild recently.
>>> Thanks for the recommendation.  That, plus one other thing, fixed my whole
>>> problem.  Thanks a bunch!
>>> I'll definitely be using Bud from now on. ;-)
>> Keep in mind, though, that Bud is ancient and the author has, I
>> believe, stated that he is no longer interested in maintaining it.
>> There are undoubtedly times when it will break.
> Well, part right.
> It is ancient, but the author has stated on a number of occasions in
> the not too distant past that a new version would be released "next
> week".
> But the author has also said most recently that he has no interest D1
> any more and D2 changes too fast.
> So I'm not sure where that leaves Bud.
> On the other hand the author of DSSS has said he won't have much time
> for it either, now that he's in grad school.  And he hasn't responded
> to questions about the speed issues with the most recent DSSS release.
> So... I think maybe it's a difficult choice between the two build
> tools right now.  May be a good time to give SCONS a look.  :-)

Or learn how to write makefiles...  yuk!

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