[kde-edu]: Switching to cmake

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Apr 21 22:22:10 CEST 2006

A Divendres 21 Abril 2006 22:13, Pino Toscano va escriure:
> Hello dear edu developers,
> basically, almost all of kdeedu now is ported to cmake, both configure
> tests and compiling part. As maintaining two build system is not a trivial
> task, especially if one is dead for kdelibs (yes, kdelibs doesn't compile
> anymore with unsermake), I'd like to switch soon to cmake.
> Switching to cmake means:
> a) copy a stub Makefile.cvs instead of the actual, so you'll get ann error
> message if you try to compile with unsermake
> b) declare every autostuff (makefile.am, configure.in.in, configure.in.bot)
> deprecated, and every change to a file of the cmake build system shouldn't
> be done to them
> c) as soon as an application works fine with cmake (ie its configure checks
> are ok, compiles and builds fine), its maintainer(s) will remove its
> autostuff from its sources
> The only two "issues" I'm aware of are:
> - Kalzium: the ocaml solver still is disabled, as it needs custom cmake
> macros to support the ocaml compilation. That is not a real issue, at the
> custom Makefile that did the work in the 3.5 branch is not supported by
> unsermake, so it was always disabled with kde4.
> - KStars: I don't know what is the current state of KStarts about the
> compilation with cmake and about the configure checks. If anyone of the
> KStart team (Jason? ;) ) could explain it, it'd be fine.

I agree


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> Regards,

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