Standard for placing any template Find-modules with the original lib? (was: Re: Strange commit to FindKDE4Internal.cmake)

Stephen Kelly steveire at
Sun Feb 19 13:53:37 UTC 2012

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:

> So any dev wanting to make use of that lib cannot rely on
> extra-cmake-modules and has to do things himself. Which somehow renders
> extra-cmake-modules a little bit useless for me (as usually as dev you
> want the latest-and-coolest version of some lib).

What you really want is config files, not Find files. With config files, you 
install them yourself (by design), so if your repo is up to date, your 
downstream gets up to date stuff. ecm shouldn't be interesting to you in 
thst case.



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