The Technical Working Group's mission statement

R.F. Pels ruurd at
Wed Mar 15 15:46:24 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 15 March 2006 16.41, Zack Rusin wrote:

> > considerable time for cmake support in kdevelop to materialize. If that
> > happens we're going to end up in a situation where kdevelop users are
> > going to end up in a position where kdevelop simply lacks a project
> > manager for cmake projects while they are unable to use automake projects
> > because KDE4 does not support that buildsystem anymore.
> Oh, just stop complaining. There's absolutely nothing that's stopping
> application developers from using whatever build system they want. This is
> a decision about our modules in svn. And guess what, basically all those
> build files were written by hand here.
> So again applications are free to use whatever they want. If they want
> scons great, if they want to continue using autotools awesome, if they want
> to switch to cmake fine as well. This is about our modules and we're
> picking a build system. It's supposed to be building code. Any problem you
> have beyond "building code" goes right to your todo.
> If an application developer has an ide that supports build system X he/she
> can use it and that decision has nothing to do with what we're doing here.

And this fuck-you mentality is exactly what I fear. Thank you.

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