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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] cmake options

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2012 18:02:22 -0600
> On Sunday 08 January 2012 00:11:15 Darrell Anderson wrote:
> [...]
>> > This tells the user exactly what is being built.  If
>> > the user wants something else, he has a basis to determine
>> > what is missing (or extra) and make the appropriate
>> > changes.
>> Yes, this sounds palatable. As upstream providers we need to test
>> everything. Right now doing that is cumbersome.
>> I understand that individual packagers don't want everything enabled. I
>> don't either, but I am looking at this as an upstream provider and not
>> just
>> a packager. We can't test everything if most of the features are
>> disabled
>> by default.
> Actually I do not understand the problem. If you want to check all
> features,
> enable they.

It is mainly a novice builder/user usability problem; i.e. if we need to
manually enable all features then there should be a universal, simple way
to get a listing of all features that can be enabled.  Opening the
CMakeLists.txt file and reading the entire thing does not count. ;-)