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Re: Subversion & Windows

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:48:15 +0200

On 07.04.2013 18:29, Geoff Rowell wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2013, at 11:58 AM, "Bert Huijben" <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ben Reser [mailto:ben_at_reser.org]
>>> Sent: dinsdag 8 januari 2013 21:29
>>> To: Subversion Development
>>> Subject: Subversion & Windows
>>>
>>> <snip>
>>> 5) We could rewrite the build system to use something like CMake in
>>> order to provide a truly cross platform build system. This would
>>> probably take quite a bit of time. But would probably be worthwhile
>>> for the project in the long term.
>> I just used CMake for a different project and it appears it *doesn't* really generate Visual Studio projects. It generates a simple Visual Studio project that wraps a cmake invocation to do the actual building. (At least for Visual C++ 2010 and 2012)
>>
>> This gets no-where-near the development experience we currently have with real Visual Studio projects. Many development features, including dependency checking and individual file rebuilds are disabled in this scenario.
>>
>> It might still be easier than NMake which is currently used for some of our dependencies, but CMake is in its current state (tested 2.8.10) certainly not a replacement for real Visual Studio files.
> Work experience tells me Bert is right. I'm not thrilled with the CMake/newer VS combination.

So it would appear someone needs to write a better project generator for
cmake. :)
-- Brane

-- 
Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-04-07 18:48:52 CEST

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