[build2] Binaries of build2 0.8.0 toolchain for OS X and Linux

Dane Springmeyer dane at mapbox.com
Sat Sep 22 14:28:10 UTC 2018

> On Sep 17, 2018, at 8:27 AM, Boris Kolpackov <boris at codesynthesis.com> wrote:
> Dane Springmeyer <dane at mapbox.com> writes:
>> If anyone is interested I've published build2 binaries in mason.
> Nice, thanks for the heads up.
> BTW, seeing that "Mason is a collection of bash scripts [...]",
> have you looked at the 'bash' module we have added to the build
> system? It provides modularization/preprocessing support for
> bash scripts:
> https://build2.org/build2/doc/build2-build-system-manual.xhtml#module-bash

I had not seen that. In my experience I only choose bash when I want to avoid any need for external dependencies. So if I'm depending on build2 I'm unsure if I would need to write bash. What are the use cases you have for preprocessing bash?

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