[geos-devel] [GEOS] #556: Build error using cmake: ../geos_svn_revision.h: No such file or directory

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Mon Jun 25 05:05:59 PDT 2012

On 25 June 2012 13:01, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 10:59:31AM -0000, GEOS wrote:
>>  Simply, I'd suggest to avoid making the whole process unnecessarily obscure.
> What's obscure about ./configure && make ?

IMO, make should not generate intermediate env/platform/user-specific headers.
It's autoconf's job.

> The most obscure thing I see is "cmake" invocation, to be honest.

cmake invocation is equal to ./configure step.

> There's no need to explicitly invoke the svn file generator,
> it's all taken care of by "make" ...

I understand make can do it and make can (almost) do whatever you want,
but that is not the point.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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