Re: [Gimp-developer] What about switching from Gtk+ to Qt

On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 7:09 AM, Mukund Sivaraman <muks banu com> wrote:
> Hi Shlomi
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 01:21:03PM +0300, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>> In any case, I would be willing to work on porting GIMP's build system to
>> CMake, as long as there is a general agreement from GIMP's developers that
>> CMake will be available in addition or instead of GNU Autotools (so I won't
>> work for naught).
> Automake has served GIMP well so far. We also have several people who
> know automake well enough to help other developers if they are unable
> to find their way.  Do we need to change to CMake?  Nobody has given
> reasons so far, just assumed that we'd like to switch to CMake.  It
> would substitute one hell for another.
> Same applies for Qt. These suggestions keep coming up again and again.
> GIMP should be rewritten in C++, GIMP should use some other new thing,
> etc.  Many times I look at how GIMP does something (in its tree) as an
> example of how to do something nearly perfectly.
>                 Mukund
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I totally agree with Mukund. I sincerely hope that we continue with
using GNU make which works extremely well as far as I am concerned.

Of course, if GIMP is re-written in qbasic that would be great. :) :) Maybe APL?

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