[zeromq-dev] cmake patch.

Martin Sustrik sustrik at fastmq.com
Wed Jan 7 15:35:04 CET 2009

Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at fastmq.com> wrote:
>> Those that want to mess with the code - developers rather than users -
>> should be able to install cmake IMO.
> You will at least want to provide enough that developers using MSVC
> can add libzmq.lib to their projects, import the symbols, and write
> and run applications in the MSVC debugger.

This can be done even with release binaries. You won't be able to see 
debug symbols from inside 0MQ library though.

   Perhaps also instructions
> for creating a project file for 0MQ if it's needed;  there are usually
> gotchas wrt compiler & linker settings, and these need to be
> documented.

The project files with all the settings should be created automatically 
by cmake. So the developer should only ask cmake to generate the project 
file and then open it in a standard manner in MSVC IDE.

> Actual MSVC project files would be redundant then.



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