Andrew Dunstan wrote:

> Neil Conway wrote:

>> I don't mean to hijack your thread, but I wonder if maintaining two
>> separate build systems is the best approach in the long term. I think
>> CMake[1] is an interesting alternative: it would allow us to generate
>> both makefiles and MSVC .proj's from a single set of master build files.
> I would be more than happy if we had a single build system. Maybe some 
> enterprising person would like to try to create such a system as a proof of 
> concept. I count around 200 makefiles in our sources ;-)
> Of course, we'd need to know that cmake was pretty universally available 
> too.

That, or we create the makefiles in a fixed system and keep the
Makefiles in CVS (though would be derived files).

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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