Why do phonon and kdelibs use their own FindQt4.cmake ?
kloecker at kde.org
Mon Oct 10 18:39:20 UTC 2011
On Sunday 09 October 2011, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Sunday 09 October 2011, Romain Perier wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I don't understand something, why do phonon and kdelibs use their
> > own FindQt4.cmake instead of the one provided by cmake ?
> > There is probably a good reason, but I don't understand why.
> We need fixes and enhancements in FindQt4.cmake faster than we can
> depend on new released cmake versions. So we have our own copy,
> which we can update whenever needed, instead of having to wait for
> (a few) months for the next cmake release and then forcing every
> developer to update its cmake.
Is this the only reason? What makes FindQt4 so special compared to
everything else provided by cmake? Why can we wait for the next cmake
release for other libraries but not for Qt4? And how often did we need
our FindQt4 because the one from cmake did not work?
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