[webkit-dev] CMake as a build system?

paroga at paroga.com paroga at paroga.com
Tue Apr 20 11:08:51 PDT 2010

On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:53:55 -0700, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com>
> AIUI, readability isn't the issue, it's the ability for e.g. Visual
> to correctly understand dependencies itself so that incremental builds
> inside the IDE (which is where most Windows Chromium developers do their
> builds) work correctly and are as fast as possible (e.g. the null build
> should take close to zero time and not have to rerun steps or relink
> executables).
I have an other big project running with CMake, but I didn't see such a
When you declare the correct dependencies CMake does a nerly perfect job
No "rebuild time" when nothing changed and no outdated objectfiles.

- Patrick

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