[gdal-dev] Re: Wiki page about CMake for GDAL

Jayesh Chaudhary aashishcy at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 13:21:09 EST 2011

Hi Mateusz,

> Given the experience you have at Kitware with big CMake-driven projects,
> it would be very useful if you can evaluate for example Boost CMake.
> Is this a good piece of CMake configuration?
> What are its weaknesses?
> If we need to discuss it, then I'd suggest to do it outside gdal-dev
> list to avoid off-topic here.
> Next, I will ask GDAL PSC for permission to create sandbox repository for
> us.
> I think it would be good to host it in GDAL's spike, e.g.
> http://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/spike/cmake
> or may be as an official branch in
> http://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/branches/cmake
> You will have to obtain access to SVN too.
> Once we have the home ready, we start scripting.
> Sure, but I was thinking git, because that would make
our development faster and easier. git is pretty cool in a way that it
really allows collaboration
between developers.  What you think?

> > Should we start from scratch?
> I think we start from scratch anyway.
> Previous gdal-cmake attempt would not be a good foundation.

Sounds good.

> > I would like to get it started as soon as possible.
> Sure, here we come.

!!  Thanks

> Best regards,
> --
> Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
> Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
> Member of ACCU, http://accu.org
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