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/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers