Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of May 2013 Meeting - Unifying Build Systems - Notes


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May 2, 2013 10:20:05 PM (8 years ago)
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mark.salisbury@hp.com
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minor edits; fixed referenced bug #

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  • May 2013 Meeting - Unifying Build Systems - Notes

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    11May 2013 WebKit Contributors Meeting - Unifying Build Systems
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    3 Host: Mark Salsbury
     3Host: Mark Salisbury
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    55Scribe: Joe Mason
     
    29291. What can we do to satisfy gtk, qt, etc -> everyone but apple/mac
    3030  - includes Apple/Win
    31 2. will apple/mac switch?
     312. Will apple/mac switch?
    3232  - much more difficult problem due to internal buildsystem which requires no external tools
    3333  - add cmake to webkit? (see boost+bjam)
     
    5858- some downstream ports
    5959- Visual Studio users tend to find cmake-generated project files to be acceptable
    60 - bug 27816 -> build apple/win with cmake (2 competing patches) -> not a lot of discussion on the patch
     60- bug 72816 -> build apple/win with cmake (2 competing patches) -> not a lot of discussion on the patch
    6161  - one approach for Windows (Patrick), one for WinCE (Mark), which could coexist: been sitting in review for a year, not a lot of discussion
    6262  - main reason it hasn't landed is, will the Apple windows port use it?
    6363  - if Brent signs up for it for WinCairo, dpranke will be happy to review and land it (or better Brent can review it himself)
    64   - Roger Fong is in charge of Apple Windows port, would probably be open to switching as wel
     64  - Roger Fong is in charge of Apple Windows port, would probably be open to switching as well
    6565
    6666Why have people chosen cmake when gyp was already available?