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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 1.6 apr/apr-util scope/timetable?
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:54:10 GMT
On 03.12.2016 16:40, William A Rowe Jr wrote:
> I'm wondering, where do we go on trunk with 2.0 on Windows,
> now that we can emit solution/project files from CMake, or just
> straightforward .mak files? It insisting on a local install of CMake
> all that much of a hassle for the Windows build machine?

In my never humbler opinioin: If we maintain a CMake build, whoever
builds from source on Windows should have a local install of CMake. My
experience is that Visual Studio project files generated from CMake are
less than intuitive to use correctly; whenever I use CMake on Windows, I
end up casting this simple spell to build with the generated project files:

    cmake --build .


This works consistently regardless of the version of Visual Studio. I've
found that otherwise I'd have to use either msbuild.exe or devenv.exe,
depending on version. Building from the VS GUI /usually/ works but I've
seen enough quirks to never quite trust it.

-- Brane

P.S.: I admit my methods are distinctly (if unintentionally) unfriendly
to the point-and-click crowd.

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