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- Subject: Re: Premake vs. CMake
- From: "Brandon Van Every" <bvanevery@...>
- Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 20:06:57 -0500
On Feb 2, 2008 7:49 PM, Wesley Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > CMake is a build system *generator*. I think Premake is also. The
> > generator generates the native build system, then you use that. You
> > don't use Premake to run a VS project file, you use the VS project
> > file that Premake generated for you.
> My question is ... why can''t they do both?
I think the answer is, "because it's too hard to implement and
maintain in the real world." But I'm not 100% certain of that, so
I'll ask on the CMake list.
Brandon Van Every