[Development] [cmake-developers] Installing Qt5Config.cmake from the Qt repo?
neundorf at kde.org
Wed Nov 2 14:56:32 CET 2011
On Wednesday 02 November 2011, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On 10/31/11 22:20, ext Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > Not sure what the other cmake developers would think about supporting an
> > additional file format for the Config.cmake files, e.g. xml or json, so
> > they could be easily used and generated also by other tools. I.e. not
> > only by/for cmake, but basically a standard format for installed
> > libraries to provide information about themselves.
> > Something like:
> > <libs>
> > <lib>
> > <name>QtCore</name>
> > <configs>debug;release</configs>
> > <location config="debug">/usr/lib/libQtCore.so</location>
> > <include>/usr/include/QtCore</include>
> > ...
> > </lib>
> > </libs>
> that idea is a non-starter.
> it starts with dependencies.
What problems do you see there ?
> then, how do you define "build
> configuration" in a build system agnostic way? zero chance.
At least for Windows it should be clear. There are debug and non-debug builds,
which are AFAIK relatively clear separated.
Please elaborate on where you see issues.
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