I fully agree with Markus. Since no one in the core team is familiar with
cmake I think its not an option.
distutils is our only alternative. Other than that we could copy the sh
I do understand why KDE react badly on having to install "gnome-common"
since it has "gnome in it" but I think developers will understand that its
only for building from source.
I think we can drop this then.
On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 7:33 PM, Markus Korn <thek...@gmx.de> wrote:
> Ok, first of all, thanks Harald for the input and your offer, as much as I
> appreciate it I don't think we really want to move to some random other
> build system.
> Installing gnome-common shouldn't be a problem for anyone, because this
> package has no gnome specific dependencies.
> A downside of moving to cmake is that (afaik) noone in our core team has
> experience with cmake, which makes maintaining the build system hard for us.
> If we decide to switch the build system (someone has to come up with a very
> good reason in this bug, please) we should move to a system which is
> optimized to what we need - building python packages, distutils seems to be
> the only alternative for me.
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> problem building from trunk in KDE
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> Building zeitgeist from trunk requires gnome-common since we use
> While this makes our lives easy in GNOME, KDE people don't really want to
> install it. So there must be another way to build from trunk easily.
> Building from a source package works. But again some devs want trunk. Lets
> make this easier for them.
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problem building from trunk in KDE
Status in Zeitgeist Framework:
Building zeitgeist from trunk requires gnome-common since we use
While this makes our lives easy in GNOME, KDE people don't really want to
install it. So there must be another way to build from trunk easily.
Building from a source package works. But again some devs want trunk. Lets make
this easier for them.
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