I can't make cmake find wxwidgets from vcpkg. I think Thomas Figueroa also uses vcpkg, but he built wxwidgets himself to overcome this. So I think something is missing for wxwidgets in vcpkg, or something else is not quite right in that corner.
2018-03-12 23:36 GMT+01:00 Mark Roszko <mark.ros...@gmail.com>: > Wayne, > > Long term there is good news, VCPKG exists. https://github.com/Mic > rosoft/vcpkg right now its separate but eventually it'll be part of VS. > (But it works now). > > It's like msys....but for MSVC and it builds packages locally and puts > them in a central store. I think most of Kicad's depedencies are there, I > actually started to work on seeing if Kicad would compile with it but > didn't get far before being distracted. > > > On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 5:33 PM, Wayne Stambaugh <stambau...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> Tom, >> >> I would prefer KiCad not be in the business of providing dependency >> binaries. I can't stop anyone from providing them but I would rather >> developers focus on kicad development rather than our dependencies as >> much as possible. The whole point of removing all of the dependency >> build code from v4 was specifically for this reason. The amount of time >> we were spending supporting this was significant. I would prefer that >> the projects provide their own binary installers or we do a better job >> of choosing dependencies. >> >> Cheers, >> >> Wayne >> >> On 03/12/2018 04:18 PM, Tomasz Wlostowski wrote: >> > On 12/03/18 19:10, Wayne Stambaugh wrote: >> >> The context switching build >> >> issue will most likely have to be fixed yet again if we choose to go >> >> down this path. >> > >> > Wayne, >> > >> > One of the things that Windows does remarkably well is binary >> > compatibility. We can just provide pre-built libcontext binaries (as >> > well as binaries of every other dependency for Kicad), say, once a year, >> > and with a very high probability they will work on every Windows box out >> > there. I wouldn't worry much about libcontext, I'm more worried about >> > code that MSVC might not like in Kicad - but as Mark & Jon reported, >> > newer MSVC versions have fixed such interoperability issues, so I hope >> > things will go smoothly. Simon has been running MSVC builds for a while, >> > so he's likely more up-to-date than me in MSVC compatibility. >> > >> > Tom >> > >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers >> Post to : email@example.com >> Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers >> More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp >> > > > > -- > Mark > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > >
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