[webkit-dev] CMake as a build system?

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Fri Apr 16 19:20:03 PDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 10:04 PM, Adam Treat <treat at kde.org> wrote:
> On Friday 16 April 2010 09:58:17 pm Bill Hoffman wrote:
>> > Also: how hard is the dependency on being "installed"? Is this a solvable
>> > problem if it turns out to be a showstopper for some folks?
>> It has to be installed, if this is a show stopper, then it is a show
>> stopper.
> To be clear, it just has to be in the path, right?  Which I think could be
> managed ;)

No, it is much more than the path.  CMake needs to be around during
the build, and at configure time.  It does system introspection, also
with the makefiles it includes a depend generator.   So, to be clear,
you have to install and run CMake on the machine where you are
building the software.


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