[ndnSIM] How python scripts in .waf-tools dir are invoked?

Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis mastorakis at CS.UCLA.EDU
Fri Oct 2 09:15:20 PDT 2015

Hi Anil,

the “.waf-tools” folder of ndnSIM and ndn-cxx are being loaded here:


In the wscript of ndnSIM, functions that are included in the scripts of the “.waf-tools” folder are called.

Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis
Personal Website: http://cs.ucla.edu/~mastorakis/
Internet Research Laboratory
PhD Computer Science

> On Oct 1, 2015, at 11:23 PM, Anil Jangam <anilj.mailing at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I see that each major folder in ndnSIM 2.1 distribution e.g. ndn-cxx, NFD and even under ndnSIM, there is a hidden folder .waf-tools and bunch of python scripts in there. 
> I am trying to understand how these scripts are invoked by the waf builder. I am particularly interested to understand how they are invoked (if at all they are invoked) from NFD and ndn-cxx folder. 
> It will be helpful if you could point me to the specific section of the wscript file where these are invoked. I am tying to replicate the same with another module integration, which also has its own .waf-tools folder. 
> I thank in advance.
> /anil.

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