Building LibreOffice on Windows
josh.sickmate at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 04:29:00 PST 2012
Hi Jesus, Tor, *,
> It can be done, yes. But it requires several months of work from
> someone who knows what is doing and the result would probably be a
> nightmare to maintain.
Did you go with cmake, a cmake-style solution (something which
converted makefiles to VS projects) or manually maintained them?
> Of course, it might also be that some people would see it as a good
> thing if the only compiler supported would be gcc. Sure, that would
> reduce the unpleasant tediousness of writing portable code.
I'm in the latter group - I think it's better to support multiple
compilers, as it forces portable code - thus I agree with the current
msvc efforts, as well as the recent llvm efforts.
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