[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] MSVC10 project files

Stuart Webster sw_webster at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 25 21:21:59 CET 2011

https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq? Thanks, Martin.

It would be good if someone could update 
http://www.zeromq.org/docs:source-git to make clear that that repo isn't 
exclusively for 3.0 development...


On 25/11/2011 21:07, Martin Sustrik wrote:
> It's libzmq project on github.
> Martin
> On 11/25/2011 08:41 PM, Stuart Webster wrote:
>> I think 3.1 should definitely provide MSVC2010 project files.
>> Is there a public 3.1 repo to which I could contribute?
>> Stuart
>> On 20:59, Martin Sustrik wrote:
>>> What do you think about moving 3.1 to MSVC2010 and leaving 2.1 as is?
>>> Martin
>>> On 11/25/2011 12:07 AM, Mikko Koppanen wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 10:13 PM, Stuart
>>>> Webster<sw_webster at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I think those are practical suggestions. Mikko raised the point 
>>>>> that we
>>>>> shouldn't drop support for VC9 in a point release of 0MQ 2.1 for
>>>>> reasons
>>>>> of backwards compatibility. I'm not sure whether he was referring to
>>>>> compatibility with other components or other toolsets. Could you 
>>>>> please
>>>>> elaborate, Mikko? I can't see how backwards compatibility is a
>>>>> significant issue.
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 2.1 series is currently stable and we cannot change the build files to
>>>> MSVC10 format (which is not backwards compatible with the earlier
>>>> versions) in the middle of the cycle. In my opinion stable doesn't
>>>> mean just the code but also the tools around it including builds.
>>>> We had a discussions about moving to CMake earlier but I don't think
>>>> we can give up the autotools due to better cross compilation support.
>>>> The impression I got from Steven is that CMake is not quite there yet
>>>> regarding cross builds. Therefore I see very little benefit in adding
>>>> CMake unless we replace the Windows project files with CMake
>>>> completely. If not, this just adds another build system to maintain.

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