On 1/27/17 6:11 PM, Andres Freund wrote:
> On 2017-01-27 09:09:36 -0500, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> My preferred scenario would be to replace the Windows build system by
>> this first, then refine it, then get rid of Autoconf.
>> The ideal timeline would be to have a ready patch to commit early in a
>> development cycle, then get rid of the Windows build system by the end
>> of it.  Naturally, this would need buy-in from Windows developers.
>> I don't foresee replacing the Autoconf build system by this immediately.
> I'm very strongly against this path, it seems way too likely that we'll
> end up with yet another fragile thing that nobody from the *nix side
> will be able to test.

That's a fair concern, but at least with CMake, someone from the *nix
side *can* test it, whereas right now it's completely separate.

What kind of strategy do you have in mind?

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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