Auke Kok auke at
Mon Mar 23 16:07:06 CET 2009

Dennis Veatch wrote:
> On Monday 23 March 2009 8:39:32 am Dennis Veatch wrote:
>> On Sunday 22 March 2009 11:01:05 pm Dennis Veatch wrote:
>>> On Sunday 22 March 2009 8:30:35 am Dennis Veatch wrote:
>>>> Been playing around with a new default_cmake function for build.lunar.
>>>> There isn't all that much to it really. Just using the the cmake
>>>> entries in the kde4 BUILD modules and poking that into default_cmake.
>>>> It will work for those cmake+modules that use " cmake ." and "cmake
>>>> $SOURCE_DIRECTORY". I have tried with; kdelibs4, kdebindings4,
>>>> avidemux, telepathy-qt, and others. If you want to give it a spin here
>>>> it is.
>>> Here is a slight change to the last patch. All it does is add a
>>> default_cmake_build to include default_make. Have not found a cmake
>>> dependent module that has failed to build.
>>> One thing I would like to incorporate is the ability of build.lunar (or
>>> appropriate script) to, in a sane way, detect if it should use
>>> default_build or default_cmake_build.
>>> Any thoughts about about how to do that is appreciated. One thought was
>>> to do something like PSAFE such as CMAKE=yes. Not real fond of that idea,
>>> nor looked at the logic to make it happen.
>>> Another thought. Alter the run_build function starting on line 396. The
>>> idea here is to test for the presence of CMakeLists.txt, if there, then
>>> default_cmake_build, else default_build. AFAICT from the cmake
>>> documentation, any project using cmake, will at the minimum have
>>> CMakeLists.txt in its top level directory.
>>> Anyway, that's about as far as the gray matter has gotten. So feel free
>>> to critique on any level.
>> Here is a third installment. Just a simple elif test for CMakeLists.txt, if
>> ! then default_build. It works with a number of modules that do not have a
>> BUILD, and those with BUILD+cmake.  Not seen any issues as yet. Anyway,
>> here it is.
> Ignore that last patch, use this one.

don't like this patch - it will try to do a cmake build before a GNU 
make build, which I would prefer to try first.

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