my little tooth on cmake

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Sun Mar 19 13:12:32 GMT 2006

On Sunday 19 March 2006 13:48, Cristian Tibirna wrote:

> Well, exactly. What kills the horse is the uncertainty. Build tools we
> use(d) 'till recently are a mainstay with all things Unix since at least 30
> years.

More like 10 years, and you still had to upgrade regularly to keep up with the 
versions we were supporting.

> Be it that we twist both arms of the few major kde-loving distros out there 
> to include it.

There won't be any twisting needed.  KDE is (source-wise) the largest OSS 
project and if we require CMake everyone will ship it, simple as that.


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Donald Knuth: "It was all pretty easy."

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