bksys / scons (Re: win32 port)
faure at kde.org
Wed Jan 11 22:56:54 CET 2006
On Wednesday 11 January 2006 22:38, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Brad King wrote:
> >If you want a more customizable rpath with the option of install-time
> >rpath changing I have some ideas on how to implement them in CMake. I
> >can give you more details on any of these approaches.
> A standard KDE build has rpath enabled, but developers, when developing,
> try to run uninstalled executables from the builddir. That means the
> rpath that is there will get in the way and must be dealt with.
> Currently, libtool relinks the executable, prepending the build dirs in
> I'm not sure if the developers would welcome a "if you want to run before
> installing, you must build without rpath, which means you shouldn't
> install" alternative.
Right, that doesn't seem like a good option at all.
But the wrapper script which sort of emulates rpath sounds like a good idea,
at least for developers. For users (i.e. in release mode) we probably want to
remove that overhead.
/me thinks someone should start having a look at compiling kdelibs trunk with cmake :)
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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