[gdal-dev] Re: Wiki page about CMake for GDAL
mateusz at loskot.net
Tue Nov 1 16:39:34 EDT 2011
2011/11/1 Jayesh Chaudhary <aashishcy at gmail.com>:
> Hi Mateusz I just realized that somehow my email got stuck in my outbox.
> I like what you have proposed.
Great. I'd love to receive critique of the proposed approach.
There must be some weakness of it :-)
> I just wanted to add one or two points. How
> can I get write permissions for the Wiki?
As Etienne pointed, you need OSGeo User ID
> Also as far as dependencies of GDAL driver's are concerned, we can
> probably manage them using CMake superbuild support.
I have never heard of CMake superbuild support.
Where can I learn more?
> Also I wanted to point out that, I had started cmake port of gdal last year
> which is based on your work:
I see. I have seen this repo and I was wondering what is this about.
The cmake-gdal that used to be hosted at Google Code was a good proof
but I wasn't particularly happy about structure of the configuration.
So, I wanted to find out how to make it more manageable - this is
of build configuration of large project. GDAL is large.
So, I went out and looked for examples. I found Boost CMake
I analysed their CMake configuration and code and I replicated the
ideas I'd found
most interesting for my purpose.
That's how I came up with the configuration of SOCI.
By the way, I'm not sure I remember correctly, but Kitware seem to be
interested in supporting
CMake for Boost in frame of Ryppl project
("In a recent meeting between Ryppl developers and Kitware (...)"
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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