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On Feb 3, 2008 12:08 AM, Wesley Smith <> wrote:
> Well, when you include modules like lfs (Lua File System), lua SVN,
> luasocket, etc., I'd wager that you could indeed do more with Lua than
> you could with CMake (or at lest in a more unified fashion without
> having to resort to shell scripts and such).  I may be wrong though.
> Does CMake allow for the programmatic searching of files in directory
> trees or allow updating of files from a repository?

Experiments continue....

Particularly: if your build language is a DSL embedded in a real
proven language, then you have a big advantage on handling those
awkward cases that require shelling-out (which is a total portability

steve d.