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Re: cmake update needed
- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:58:17 -0600
- Subject: Re: cmake update needed
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On Wed, 2015-02-04 at 22:37 -0800, Tony Kelman wrote:
> > Given our past experience in working with upstream, anyone who
> > maintains a working cmake is going to have to carry patches long-term,
> > if not permanently.
> >  http://www.cmake.org/Bug/view.php?id=10122
> >  http://www.cmake.org/pipermail/cmake/2010-October/040353.html and
> > thread
> Yes, those took a while, but they were resolved eventually.
With far too much time and effort expended, something I'm not eager to
> > All these patches are the result of years of real-world usage of cmake,
> > and there will likely be more patches required in the future. I can't
> > tell you off the top of my head which packages require each of these
> > changes, but I can tell you why they are necessary (and a few of them
> > should be quite obvious).
> That would help. Someone else is welcome to maintain the package without
> asking any questions, but if I'm going to do it I'd like to know what
> those patches are for. I have your git history, but your commit messages
> are not particularly enlightening. I'm asking for failure cases, links
> to bug reports or previous postings, or similar. I don't think that's an
> unreasonable request, is it? I'll put the patches back and rebuild, but
> I'd like to understand them first.
As I said, I can't tell you any more which packages failed without these
packages. Half of the patches should be obvious. Do you have any