[Telepathy] telepathy-qt4 cmake branch ready for review
grundleborg at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 8 11:32:12 PDT 2009
2009/4/8 Andre Moreira Magalhaes wrote:
> As discussed on #telepathy, we seem to have some divergence regarding
> cmake usage.
> Some people believe that if we change tp-qt4 to cmake, we should change
> all other tp projects using autotools as well. I believe as a long term,
> this is a right solution, but as a mid term we should change only tp-qt4.
> - Most qt related projects uses cmake, so this is the de-facto standard
> for qt projects
> - Make it easy to build on Windows (this is also valid for other projects)
> - Changing tp-qt4 first, we will be able to find any problem related to
> cmake usage and fix it before changing other projects
> - Learning curve, for those who don't know cmake yet, they could look at
> how tp-qt4 cmake is done
Just to add one more reason, which is a big one for me:
In order to have stuff in KDE that depends on tpqt4, it needs to be
buildable on all KDE platforms - ie Windows and Mac as well as Linux.
This means that even if don't adopt a cmake buildsystem, we will end
up with one being maintained in parallel to our buildsystem (probably
by the KDE Windows team, as has happened in previous situations like
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