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Month: September 2015

Re: [trinity-users] [TDE-on-NixOS] Cmake will be the default in TDE, in a near future?

From: Richard Glock <vk5re@...>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2015 18:51:27 +0930

On Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:07:32 Anderson Torres wrote:
> Hello, TDE hackers!
> I am now working on packaging TDE to NixOS Linux distribution. I will
> resume an earlier work I have made a long time ago, but for all
> purposes it will be a long and challenging "TDE from Scratch" task.
> As I read the wiki on building TDE from sources, I found there are a
> bit heterogeneous build system: some old apps use Autotools, and the
> new ones use Cmake. If the build system were homogeneous, it would be
> a bit easier (for me at least :P) to maintain the Nix expressions.
> So, I want to ask two things:
> 1 - There is some intent on wipe Autotools and adopt Cmake on all TDE tree?
> 2 - If yes to 1: how can I help on it?
> Thanks in Advance!
> Anderson Torres
This makes me wish that my spare-time C++ study was a bit more advanced, so I 
could volunteer to help. Using KDevelop to learn on, so I haven't had to 
meddle with makefiles yet.

I've been playing with NixOS since the Baboon release. TDE on NixOS will be a 
very tasty combination.