On 07/03/18 06:19, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> Hey,
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 03:00:30PM -0300, Eduardo Lima (Etrunko) wrote:
>> On 06/03/18 13:37, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 06, 2018 at 11:46:33AM -0300, Eduardo Lima (Etrunko) wrote:
>>>> This is a preparation for meson build, which has built-in support for
>>>> generating enums, but requires the template files to be renamed. It uses
>>>> the basename of template files to generate the output, and in this case
>>>> it would be the same file for both '.c' and '.h'.
>>>> Reference http://mesonbuild.com/Gnome-module.html#gnomemkenums
>>> Hmm the generated files which should have the same base name are
>>> currently spice-server-enums.c and spice-server-enums.h, so this is ok,
>>> and from the link you gave, 'spice-server-enums' would be the first arg
>>> to gnome.mkenums().
>>> Then the link you give lists 2 separate arguments for the templates, 
>>> c_template
>>> and h_template.
>>> So after reading the link, I'm not sure why this patch is needed?
>> The documentation is definitively lacking, I will provide a patch for
>> that. I did not understand what was happening until I looked at the
>> source code [1]. Ideally, Meson should let us specify the name of the
>> output files, but this is not the case.
>> The declaration which failed was:
>> spice_server_enums = gnome.mkenums('spice-server-enums',
>>                                    sources : 'spice-server.h',
>>                                    c_template : 'spice-server-enums.tmpl.c',
>>                                    h_template : 'spice-server-enums.tmpl.h')
>> With the following error:
>> Meson encountered an error in file server/meson.build, line 30, column 0:
>> Tried to create target "spice-server-enums.tmpl", but a target of that
>> name already exists.
> Ah ok, if a template file is specified, then the basename of the
> template file is used instead of the first arg to gnome.mkenums.
> Could be worth mentioning in the log that the documentation you link to
> is inaccurate.

Pushed, thanks. I have also edited the commit message with extra
information, as requested.

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