visual studio and git

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Wed Nov 6 16:11:53 MST 2013

On Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:38:50 -0700
Daniel Fussell <dfussell at> wrote:

> Whats wrong with the gnu toolchain?  I'll admit that I write my 
> makefiles by hand, and recently I've been doing more writing in VHDL,
> so I'm somewhat lacking in experience.  Whats wrong with autotools
> and gcc in particular?

Autotools is reputed to be an unholy mess, and very difficult to
maintain. I have never been able to understand how the whole tool chain
works. The lack of documentation didn't help either.

There are alternatives, such as scons.


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