Re: Switching from Autotools to CMake for core evolution products

On Mon, 2016-10-10 at 11:37 -0500, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
On Mon, 2016-10-10 at 11:51 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
To get them building again from HEAD again, what you can do is add
compatibility configure script as described in:

I don't want to add compatibility configure scripts to GNOME modules
that switch to CMake or Meson. Continuous should just learn how to
build such modules properly, like JHBuild does.

I agree about whatever we switch GNOME over to en-masse, but for
scattered projects, I'm less sure, and I'm particularly less sure about
CMake, where there seems to be a certain lack of uniformity.

Can you propose what the necessary change would be to:
The compatibility
configure scripts can live in the Continuous git repository in the
meantime, for as long as they're needed.

I don't think gnome-continuous should be considered to be some sort
dark corner where things should be shoved that only the "gnome-
continuous maintainers" have to worry about. *All* GNOME maintainers
should consider themselves the maintainers of their module in gnome-

- Owen

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