Requiring CMake 2.4.5 ?
zander at kde.org
Mon Jan 29 08:45:33 GMT 2007
On Monday 29 January 2007 01:57, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Thomas Zander wrote:
> >The changes betwen 3 and 5 were marginal at best so I'm not confident
> > that this upgrade is worth it. Its hard enough to compile kde even
> > without having to take care of having both a distro and a self-compiled
> > cmake on your system.
> The changes are deep enough that we can build tests with a lot more ease.
> You don't have to turn KDE4_BUILD_TESTS on to be able to run a single
> Right now, if you're working on a single class, you probably want to run
> one test or two. But you have to turn ALL tests on, for the whole module.
> Quite frankly, I consider the ability to build tests individually to be an
> incentive to new developers, not a deterrent. If at all, new contributors
> are held back by the time it takes to build all the tests in module.
> I know I am, and I'm hardly a new contributor.
Thanks for the explanation Thiago. I see I indeed understood it correctly when
Alex posted the points. So my objection stands.
I even have 2.4.5 on my machine, jonathan has a amd64 deb for edgy on his
Perhaps you should try out my unsercmake which makes it easy to compile tests
or not run tests using its --exclude parameter. ;)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the kde-core-devel