PROPOSAL: Use Cmake as the build system for Samba

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Feb 18 15:06:21 MST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 05:02:33PM -0500, simo wrote:
> >  > 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.

Oh, we already decided to dump the existing system?


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