Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> 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).

IIRC, we previously looked into cmake and concluded it supported a lot
fewer platforms than pgsql.

However, if we can go by Alvaros suggestion and keep the makefiles as
derived files, that could certainly work...


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