On 11/5/10 6:55 PM, Kristian Nielsen wrote:
>> > There is a ./configure emulation already, but its not perfect and I'm
>> > inclined to remove it. Package related scripts should definitely be
>> > made aware of cmake in order to fully exploit it. Also, otherwise, we
>> > would need to keep updating the emulation script. Another point is
>> > that with cmake there was also a change of install layout, so
>> > intervention will be necessary in any case.
>> > What do you think? Keep or remove?
> I'm not sure. Personally I don't see much need to keep the emulation layer
> around. As you say, other changes will be needed anyway, so better just spend
> the effort on the native CMake.
> I think the main usefulness of the emulation layer is having done it, to check
> that everyting in the old system has a counterpart in the new (to reasonable
> degree ...), and showing how to map between them.
> It might be useful to convert the emulation layer into a documentation file
> describing for each old autoconf option how (and if) the same effect is
> obtained with CMake.
Agree. I've added your remark to the task.