[Bf-committers] New Developer Meeting minutes

joe joeedh at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 00:26:47 CET 2010

Well, it's had a rough start and some of us are wary of using it
exclusively without assurance it's not going to be a step backwards :)
 I also think the fact that it generates makefiles makes some of us
initially nervous, since makefiles are usually synonymous with
"immensely painful and difficult to maintain".


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Benjamin Tolputt
<btolputt at internode.on.net> wrote:
> Erwin Coumans wrote:
>> Have you seriously tried to find a solution?
>> I'm surprised of so much resistance among the Blender developers
>> to such a nice build system as cmake.
> Agreed. There seems to be quite a few posts *looking for* problems with
> CMake... I have not found any problems with CMake (provided I've set the
> right options) and the capability of having a standard "make" along with
> XCode & MSVC projects (I compile on all three platforms, though only use
> Blender on Win/Mac) kind of tilts things in CMake's favour.
> That is not to say Scons is bad, I find it pretty good too - just not as
> easy to use with an IDE. I just don't understand the animosity there
> appears to be for CMake.
> --
> Regards,
> Benjamin Tolputt
> Analyst Programmer
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