[Libreoffice] Announce: gnumake in LibreOffice

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Mon Jan 17 01:19:16 PST 2011

On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 09:09:33AM +0000, Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 08:20 +0100, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
> > Great work, but out of curiosity wouldn't it be better to use cmake 
> > instead since we are cross compiling for different platforms?
> 	In short: no :-)
> 	A longer answer would be - that all the sensible alternatives,
> including CMake were analysed, and Bjorn chose gmake primarily since it
> seems to be the only thing that cuts it for the job. I imagine he wrote
> upsome analysis somewhere,

Indeed he did:
http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Build_System_Analysis .
There were also lots of emails discussing it at dev at openoffice.org
mailing list (archive at
http://www.openoffice.org/servlets/SummarizeList?listName=dev ).


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