[webkit-dev] CMake as a build system?

Marc-Antoine Ruel maruel at chromium.org
Wed Apr 21 09:36:17 PDT 2010

2010/4/20 <paroga at paroga.com>

> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:53:55 -0700, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com>
> wrote:
> > AIUI, readability isn't the issue, it's the ability for e.g. Visual
> Studio
> > to correctly understand dependencies itself so that incremental builds
> from
> > 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
> problem.
> When you declare the correct dependencies CMake does a nerly perfect job
> No "rebuild time" when nothing changed and no outdated objectfiles.

Are the sources under an open source license? I'd like to take a look if so.

> - Patrick
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