PROPOSAL: Use Cmake as the build system for Samba
idra at samba.org
Thu Feb 18 15:02:33 MST 2010
On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 08:50 +1100, tridge at samba.org wrote:
> Hi Simo,
> > As you say it is nothing that we haven't done or keep doing, but
> > certainly if I should judge on this criteria I'd definitely choose CMake
> > over python any day.
> It is not cmake or python. It is cmake _and_ python. By using cmake we
> don't lose the need for python in samba4.
> Having a dependence on one external tool doesn't justify adding
> another. The point of using a python based build tool is that it adds
> no additional pain.
For samba3 it is a choice between cmake or python afaik.
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>
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