Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Oct 16 03:39:04 MDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 08:29:19PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Care to provide a reference for that one?  I'm not aware that this
> proceeded against a maintained objection.  

Originally cmake was proposed for the new build system. waf was
an alternate proposal instead and we voted for waf. Andreas simply
accepted the results of the vote against his prefered decision.

> I certainly know it was controversial for a number of reasons, but never
> did we 'vote it out' like this is being done, we tediously, painfully
> worked to address the objections.  Then the resulting work was merged
> without objection.

Volker *still* objects to the change from the autoconf build :-)
and the inclusion of python. He accepted the majority vote against
his opinions.


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