On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 8:08 PM, Kenton Varda <ken...@google.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 3:33 AM, Jesper Eskilson <jes...@eskilson.se> wrote:
>> (BTW: I created a set of CMake (http://cmake.org) build files for
>> Protobufs, in case you're interested in not maintaining parallell
>> Makefiles/project files for Linux/Windows.)
> We considered using cmake originally, but decided it was more important to
> avoid making users download extra tools before they could compile protocol
> buffers.  So I continue to toil away, maintaining MSVC project files, as
> silly as they are...

That is one major hurdle for getting people to like CMake; you need an
extra tool before you get your buildfiles. If CMake just could create
relocatable project files, things would look much brighter.


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