[Development] Proposing CMake as build tool for Qt 6

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Jun 18 04:31:12 CEST 2019

On Monday, 17 June 2019 18:43:51 PDT Christian Gagneraud wrote:
> Please elaborate:https://gcc.gnu.org/install/configure.html
> Just from the top of the document:
> --with-pkgversion
> --with-bugurl
> ...
> --enable-shared
> --enable-multiarch
> ...
> Your argumentation is ill-formed.

You're describing the theory. That's how it should be.

Kevin is arguing the practice. Let's take nginx:

Maybe some of the modules are external dependencies, but it doesn't look like 
it. Threads, IPv6 definitely are just features. Debugging is usually just a 
build option.

See more at

Example of the other way around: COGL, which has:

All three match libraries. Ditto for EFL, which has --enable-pixman and 
--enable-libvlc to enable the use of an external library.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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