PROPOSAL: Use Cmake as the build system for Samba

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Thu Feb 18 15:58:13 MST 2010

On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 22:12 +0100, Björn Jacke wrote:
> On 2010-02-18 at 16:40 +0100 Jelmer Vernooij sent off:
> > Personally I don't really care about anything older than the last
> > support/enterprise releases of the Linux distro's and the BSDs; if the
> > CMake we use is available by default there I'm happy. I have no idea how
> > widely available C++ compilers are on the commercial UNIXes, perhaps the
> > people that care about these platforms can speak up?
> a word about the commercial UNIXes: I think most of them are located in
> Göttingen actually. So login on them is no problem for us. I think almost all
> (not sure about our HP-UX machine) have native C compilers that support c++.
> I'll take care that cmake will find its way there. Compiling cmake on them
> *can't* be more painfull than it was to compile python ! :-)
I doubt that, Python requires just a C compiler and libc, CMake requires
a C++ compiler. :-)

Also, if most commercial UNIX installations we care about are at SerNet,
doesn't that mean there are only about a dozen users ? :-)


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