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From Fraser Adams <fraser.ad...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: Deprecating the autotools build system in favour of cmake
Date Sat, 16 Mar 2013 09:41:57 GMT
And just to be "clear" (bad pun!!) Alan meant to write "Since the 
introduction of cmake" not "Since the introduction of clearmake" below :-)


On 15/03/13 20:35, Alan Conway wrote:
>
> For a number of years now,  Qpid has had 2 build systems: one based on 
> autotools (autoconf, automake etc.) and the other based on cmake. This 
> causes duplication of effort and confusion.
>
> Since the introduction of clearmake it was always the intent that we 
> deprecate and eventually remove autotools, but this intent was not 
> clearly stated and the INSTALL instructions were not updated, so many 
> users are still using the autotools system.
>
> As of the pending 0.22 release, autotools will be deprecated. The 
> INSTALL instructions have been updated to describe the cmake system. 
> The autotools configure script will also print a deprecation message.
>
> Both autotools and cmake will be available for the 0.22 release to 
> facilitate migration. The autotools system will be removed in a 
> subsequent release.
>
> Report any issues with migrating to autools to dev@qpid.apache.org.
>
> Cheers,
> Alan.
>
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