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>:
> 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>
>> 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.
>> 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
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