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From traw...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1637106 - /apr/site/trunk/xdocs/compiling_win32.xml
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:01:49 GMT
Author: trawick
Date: Thu Nov  6 14:01:49 2014
New Revision: 1637106

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1637106
Mention the cmake build and its primary limitations, and refer
to the README.cmake files for detailed instructions.


Modified: apr/site/trunk/xdocs/compiling_win32.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/apr/site/trunk/xdocs/compiling_win32.xml?rev=1637106&r1=1637105&r2=1637106&view=diff
--- apr/site/trunk/xdocs/compiling_win32.xml (original)
+++ apr/site/trunk/xdocs/compiling_win32.xml Thu Nov  6 14:01:49 2014
@@ -6,6 +6,19 @@
+<section id="overview">
+<p>APR can be built on Windows using a cmake-based build system or with Visual
+Studio project files maintained by APR developers.  The cmake-based build system
+directly supports more versions of Visual Studio but currently has considerable
+functional limitations.</p>
+<section id="vstudio">
+<title>Building APR with the included Visual Studio project files</title>
 <section id="requirements">
@@ -225,5 +238,27 @@ revises project files, please convert th
 of -5, which returns the project files to Visual Studio 6.0 format.</p>
+<section id="cmake">
+<title>Building APR with cmake</title>
+<p>The primary documentation for this build mechanism is in the 
+<code>README.cmake</code> files in the APR and APR-util projects.  Refer to those
+files for detailed instructions.</p>
+<p>The primary limitations of the cmake-based build are shown below.  Other
+considerations are described in <code>README.cmake</code>.</p>
+  <li>No cmake build for the APR-iconv subproject is available, and the
+    APR-util cmake build cannot consume an existing APR-iconv build.</li>
+  <li>The cmake build for the APR-util subproject does not support most of the
+    optional DBM and DBD libraries supported by the included Visual Studio
+    project files.</li>

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