[ANNOUNCE] D-Bus 1.4.0

Marcel Holtmann marcel at holtmann.org
Wed Sep 8 11:47:21 PDT 2010

Hi Lennart,

> > > Well, I am unable to test or fix cmake. In fact I don't event think it
> > > is a particularly good idea to ship both build systems in the same
> > > package, and I fear if you care about it you must make sure it works
> > > correctly, since I cannot do that.
> > >
> > > As mentioned I am planning to roll 1.4.1 relatively soon, so make sure
> > > to get your fixes into the git tree soon.
> > >
> > > Lennart
> > 
> > Well there are no fixes to commit, as it works just fine. We're using
> > the cmake build system on a daily basis for KDE and other projects
> > both on windows and linux, it _is_ stable so please stop excluding it
> > from packages.
> > 
> > If you have to exclude one build system then drop the autotools one :P
> > (that's the least portable one anyway)
> Well, I am not going to discuss cmake vs. automake here. Suffice to say
> there are some folks who aren't as big fans of cmake as you are. (And I
> happen to be one of them, but that's mostly irrelevant here.)
> I built the tarball with automake, and I believe most people who hack on
> D-Bus exclusively use automake. I have not actively excluded anything
> from the tarball, I simply typed "make dist". If the resulting tarball
> does not include you cmake files, then prepare a patch that makes sure
> automake includes it. The patch probably is very simple, i.e. just adds
> the cmake files to EXTRA_DIST. However, this patch must come from you,
> as I cannot test this and you want this to work.

it would be good if you start creating tarballs with "make distcheck"



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