my little tooth on cmake

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at
Fri Mar 17 15:17:07 GMT 2006

On Friday 17 March 2006 15:54, Cristian Tibirna wrote:
> (NOTE: I already had to use cmake to compile VTK for many years already, so
> my comment comes more from that experience).
> Hello
> My only with cmake is that it errects yet another level of indirection in
> front of the new (or not so new) developer that wants to have a take on
> KDE-4 development. I.e., you have to actually _compile_ cmake
> (successfully! and the right version! which is now a rather fast moving
> target) before even coming close to compile KDE.
> I find it a very good thing that we move away from auto* (these always
> scared me white) but we will need to put our collective heads into an
> acceptable solution for this level of indirection problem. Precompiled
> binaries for most common platforms, copy in our cvs... _I_ don't know, but
> _we_ will have to.
> Thanks.

I am not sure to understand your point.

Do you mean now (and in short-term), as for a few features cmake CVS is needed 
or do you mean on long-term? 

However on long-term, is not supposed to have source and/or binary 

Have a nice day!

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