RFC: Enabling -DKDE4_BUILD_TESTS=ON by default

André Wöbbeking Woebbeking at kde.org
Mon Jan 14 19:02:30 GMT 2013

Hi Albert,

On Monday 08 October 2012 22:40:55 Albert Astals Cid wrote:

> Of course, enabling building the tests by defaults makes compilation times a
> bit longer, but I do think that the benefits far surpass the problems and
> for people with really slow machines and/or needs to recompile stuff a lot
> there is always the possibility that they can ask cmake not to build the
> tests.
> Comments?

IMO packagers should be informed about this change as building tests also
1) needs more build dependencies (e. g. Amarok needs gmock)
2) increases object size (e. g. kexi adds extra code for the tests).


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