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

From: Anderson Torres <torres.anderson.85@...>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:07:13 -0300
2015-09-02 6:21 GMT-03:00 Richard Glock <vk5re@...>:
> 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.

I use it since Aadvark :) I want to port Mate and TDE to it, I think
it would be very cool. But the Nix Way of Install is very hard to
follow when the runtime is not standardized.

> RG
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