[zeromq-dev] Unconference, Brussels, 10th May 2011, Minutes

Ilja Golshtein ilejncs at narod.ru
Thu May 12 17:35:53 CEST 2011

I am afraid CMake based packaging is not straightforward.

For example, CPack does not support SRC RPM. 
In theory it is doable though it takes much more efforts then direct approach.

The good news is other generators (e.g. Debian) seem to be more advanced.

12.05.2011, 19:07, "Mikko Koppanen" <mikko.koppanen at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Steven McCoy <steven.mccoy at miru.hk>; wrote:
>>  I'd like to hear more detail on this direction considering the multitude of
>>  build tools I'm working with in OpenPGM.
> Hi,
> the main thing behind evaluating CMake from my perspective is being
> able to build Visual Studio project files, debian packages, RPM
> packages etc from single build definition rather than maintaining
> these separately. I didn't really have much experience with CMake
> before the current project and this far it's made cross-platform
> builds and packages very easy.
> So short-list of things I would like investigate with CMake:
>  - Building Debian packages (and whether the generated packages comply
> with debian policies)
>  - Building RPMs
>  - Windows installer
>  - Building on Windows (currently visual studio project files are
> maintained separately)
>  - Cross-compiling
> --
> Mikko Koppanen
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Best regards,
Ilja Golshtein.

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