[poppler] RFC: Dropping autotools

jcupitt at gmail.com jcupitt at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 03:35:48 UTC 2017

On 20 August 2017 at 01:14, James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com> wrote:
> And also should explain how to cross-compile.
> The last info I read still said cmake was unable properly to do it; if
> that data is out of date it would be wise to explain things along with
> those Adrian mentions.

It's slightly more awkward than autotools, but it works fine. You
create a toolchain file describing the set of tools you want to build
with, and cmake will use them rather than the system ones:


I use this one (for example) to cross-compile from ubuntu:xenial to
64-bit Windows:


(I'm not a cmake expert, I'm sure that can be improved on, but it does
seem to work)


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