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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Need help: cmake/pkgconfig breakage?

From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:57:43 -0600
Darrell Anderson wrote:
>>> I'm nowhere close to being qualifed to write something
>> about
>>> CXX/CFLAGS. Somebody else (not you) should provide a
>> paragraph
>>> addressing those variables.
>> Read the documentation for gcc and make.  They control
>> how a program is compiled and can make a huge
>> difference.  The developer should know what the options
>> do before they are set.  Variables like CFLAGS and
>> CXXFLAGS are often set or modified in a Makefile.
>> For qt based apps, it would also be helpful to read through
>> the qmake manual as that generally is used, via a .pro file,
>> to generate the Makefile for an application or library.
> I have no problem with learning, but an RTFM response rather than helping is lame. :)

It does help if you don't know where to go to learn.  The problem with 
self learning is that it tends to be hit and miss.  Without an 
understanding of the general architecture, mistakes will be made.

I don't have time to be a Trinity core developer.  If you don't like the 
comments, I can avoid all replies.

   -- Bruce