[fdo-internals] FDO RFC 21 - New Linux Buildsystem Cmake Based

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Oct 20 15:08:44 EDT 2008

Jason Birch wrote:
> I think that this was the last of the questions?
> Rather than continuing to beat this to death, I would really like to
> see:
> - Helio's current (3.4.x) cmake work checked into trunk as an alternate
> build system
> - With the understanding that this is Linux-only (and BSD/MacOS as we
> have time); won't touch Windows solutions, etc at all


I think the way forward is to update RFC 21 to handle your proposed
transitional approach, and then call for a vote on it.

At this point I'm moderately supportive of the approach, and will commit
to doing at least some testing of the new build mechanism once it is in

I would like to see the RFC include an action item for someone to write
up a brief introduction to using and updating cmake in the context of

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