Summary from Buildsystem BoF at Desktop Summit
boud at valdyas.org
Tue Aug 16 11:05:41 BST 2011
On Monday 15 August 2011 Aug, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> Me (Alex) argued
> that most of the stuff in these macros adds only convenience for (lazy) KDE
> developers, and will probably not be accepted.
Lazy is good... When doing a pure Qt app with CMake, I actually use a copy of all the KDE cmake extensions :-).
> - requiring that developers add find_package(kcore), find_package(kio),
> find_package(kjob) etc. is acceptable
> - there won't be a KDE4 compatibility file, among others because due to the
> reorganization there may not be libraries which exactly represent the
> functionality contained e.g. in kio now
Altogether it looks like there will be a huge porting effort needed for a suite like calligra :-(
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