[Bf-committers] New Developer Meeting minutes

Erwin Coumans erwin.coumans at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 16:30:11 CET 2010

cmake can create msvc and xcode projectfiles.
scons cannot do this, and seems slower incremental builds (according to

This justifies fixing any remaining issues with cmake/CMakeLists.txt files I

>> I'm tempted to install Windows just to get rid of the MSVC Project
>> files and have CMake create propper debug builds... it cant be that
>> hard can it?

If you don't get to this, I'll have a look at it in a little while (have to
wrap up Bullet 2.76 first)

2010/1/7 Martin Poirier <theeth at yahoo.com>

> --- On Thu, 1/7/10, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > @Martin, my experience with using scons and eclipse isnt so
> > good, it
> > works OK but a bit annoying to setup, I recall I needed to
> > have
> > eclipse call a shell script that called scons.
> You were doing it wrong then.
> The only thing you need to do is edit the build command, changing "make"
> for "scons"
> Potentially adding BF_FANCY=0 and BF_DEBUG=1 if those aren't in your
> user-config.
> > Eclipse + Cmake is nicer, and takes the work out of setting
> > up the
> > project each time. especially if you want to switch to
> > developing in
> > branches for a bit.
> Setting up a new project takes less than 30s. If that's too long for you,
> you can just copy the .project from an existing branch if you want
> (regardless of the build engine used).
> Martin
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