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Re: Cross compiling build instructions

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:39:55 -0400

On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 2:40 PM Robert Dailey <rcdailey.lists_at_gmail.com>

> On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 1:26 PM Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I think there is a use case for SVN on Android and iOS, namely native
> apps to monitor repositories, view and make changes, etc. I have wished for
> such an app myself and haven't found one I like.
> >
> > It has to be possible to build the sources without the build system.
> Perhaps in an IDE project, if NDK comes with an IDE?
> >
> > Maybe someone who knows more about cross compiling and/or building
> without './configure && make' would like to comment? I know we aren't using
> this build system on Windows.
> CMake is really versatile and great for cross compiling. I see that
> some repos use it (like libapr) but not subversion itself. If SVN +
> all apache dependencies used CMake and it all tied together, then
> cross compilation is a non-issue. The Android NDK comes with a CMake
> toolchain file for this purpose. That's the only reasonable solution I
> see at this point. But it means that Subversion and potentially more
> dependencies need to implement CMake scripts.

I'm copying Brane because I recall some mention about CMake. Is it
already being used with the Windows build? But I do not see any
CMakeLists.txt file in trunk, nor a branch that looks like it's for
this purpose. Is CMake being used, and if so how?
Received on 2019-10-18 21:40:12 CEST

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