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Re: cmake/

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 07:58:57AM -0500, Jason Bacon wrote:
> You might have to.  I've run into cmake builds that don't work with make and
> others that don't work with ninja.  FYI, ninja is the default on
> FreeBSD, but it also offers USES=cmake:noninja for dodging ninja breakage. 
> A quick grep shows 1991 ports using cmake and 100 using :noninja.

Interesting, I didn't know that. I thought of a global switch, but
I'll have to make sure to allow limiting per-package.

Do you know what kind of problems one encounters?

> My only desire regarding cmake would be increasing control over builds.  I
> was looking into this a couple years ago, but it got trumped by other
> priorities.  Looks like not much has changed since then.

I'm not sure what you mean here. What kind of control?

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