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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: APR on CI
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:03:26 GMT
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:23, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> On 6/24/2011 5:38 AM, Branko ─îibej wrote:
>> On 23.06.2011 23:36, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
>>> anyone who wants to beat me to it, my initial thought is to borrow
>>> from the subversion project.
>>
>> Subversion has a build setup that does exatly what you're describing,
>> i.e., generates almost any flavour of MSVC project files (and Unix
>> makefiles) from a generic source tree description. Sure it's not SCons,
>> but I don't see the SCons build working on Windows anyway.
>>
>> So why would APR not want to adopt a build system that's been working
>> just fine for a decade?
>
> That's my thought, too.

Some of this was started in build/gen-build.py years ago. We use that
on Unix today, but with some more work, it could be extended to
generate Windows files.

Cheers,
-g

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