On 05/17/2019 08:54 AM, JC Jones wrote:
On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 9:28:39 AM UTC-7, Paul Wouters wrote:
They need work to make them simpler and better support cross compiling
for sure, but getting rid of them would really hamper our use of NSS
on different platforms. How would you support that without Makefiles?
'build.sh' uses ninja-build and gyp rather than the Makefiles. I know those
tools don't have total platform coverage yet, but it's getting close.
What platforms are you using that aren't covered? It's almost certainly easier
to improve those tools than it is to revamp the Makefiles.
Except Makefiles still work and are how RH builds NSS. I'm sympathetic
to how gyp files makes mozilla's life easier, but we get zero benefit
from them, so we need a nice long discussion before we 'start to phase
Please don't make these kinds of decisions and announcements without
some concurrence from us.
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