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From Andor Molnar <an...@cloudera.com.INVALID>
Subject Re: ZK-3034 Unable to compile C++ test files with cppunit-1.14.0
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:30:21 GMT
What do you think @andschwa?
You did some contribution on CMake recently.

Andor



On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 8:09 PM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@apache.org> wrote:

> Hm. Not directly on point but related - should we move off auto* tools at
> some point and just use cmake? (which is already in the codebase) Or some
> other option?
>
> Patrick
>
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:05 AM Andor Molnar <andor@cloudera.com.invalid>
> wrote:
>
> > "When is pkg-config needed?"
> >
> > Both. You need the macro to generate ./configure and you need pkg-config
> > and cppunit.pc (part of cppunit package) to compile the tests.
> >
> > "Do we already do something special like generate the configure script
> and
> > ship that as part of the release?"
> >
> > That's correct. We ship the generated ./configure script and Makefile.in
> in
> > the release artifact.
> >
> > Andor
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 7:38 PM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > When is pkg-config needed? If you want to compile from source or if you
> > > want to compile from the release artifact? Do we already do something
> > > special like generate the configure script and ship that as part of the
> > > release?
> > >
> > > Patrick
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 6:44 AM Andor Molnar <andor@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > This PR is also related:
> > > >
> > > > https://github.com/apache/zookeeper/pull/362
> > > >
> > > > Andor
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 3:18 PM, Andor Molnar <andor@cloudera.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi devs,
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm having problems resolving the issue mentioned in this Jira and
> > need
> > > > > some feedback from you:
> > > > >
> > > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-3034
> > > > >
> > > > > In a nutshell the situation with *cppunit* is as follows:
> > > > > LibreOffice team confirmed that from version *1.14.0* they will no
> > > longer
> > > > > ship m4 macro definitions in cppunit releases. They encourage
> > everybody
> > > > to
> > > > > use *pkg-config* instead in order to generate configure script and
> > > > > Makefile. By the way, this is not a new thing, it was supported
> even
> > > > before
> > > > > 1.14.0.  So basically, they no longer support both tools, only
> > > > pkg-config.
> > > > >
> > > > > So, in order to support building and running C++ tests on recent
> > > > > distributions with cppunit-1.14.0 like Ubuntu 18.04, Fedora, etc.,
> we
> > > > have
> > > > > to switch to *pkg-config*.
> > > > >
> > > > > *Backward compatibility*
> > > > > pkg-config is going to be a new dependency of the C client which
we
> > > need
> > > > > to add to the documentation near to autoconf 2.59 requirement. On
> the
> > > > > flipside we can remove the requirement of cppunit.m4.
> > > > >
> > > > > Another thing we can do is to maintain two different configure.ac
> > > > scripts
> > > > > from now on: one for cppunit.m4 and another one for pkg-config
> which
> > is
> > > > > going to be the default. We also have to describe in the
> > documentation
> > > > why
> > > > > we made that change and how to revert to the m4 version if needed.
> > > > >
> > > > > The way it's currently implemented in the following pull request
> has
> > > been
> > > > > tested and works on Ubuntu 14.04, 18.04 and CentOS 7 as long as
> > > > pkg-config
> > > > > is installed.
> > > > >
> > > > > https://github.com/apache/zookeeper/pull/528
> > > > >
> > > > > Please share your thoughts and review the changes.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > Andor
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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