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mtspark

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Recipe File Format
« on: February 19, 2014, 10:35:01 PM »
One idea,
Rather than create a custom line-based format, perhaps it's better to use XML for this recipe file?

or an even more far-out idea might be,

To make it a standard C2 file and use language constructs within?
The full power of the language would then be available for executing various build configurations.

Cheers,
Mark.

bas

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Re: Recipe File Format
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014, 08:03:06 AM »
Hi,

The format of the recipe file is work in progress. Because the exact requirements are unknown,
we'll just let it grow. Changing it, will currently have no big impact. 2 file formats that are
roughly similar are qmake files and cmake files.
Maybe we can extract the best of them and remove the nasty bits?