[Fedora-packaging] cmake rpm macro(s):

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Mar 13 20:15:45 UTC 2007

Orion Poplawski wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Rex Dieter wrote:
>>> Appended is a first try at rpm macro'izing the the call to cmake per:
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/cmake
>>> I chose not to implement the out-of-tree style of build in the 
>>> PackagingDraft to keep things simple(r).
>> Updated PackagingDrafts/cmake to include proposed macro.
> First off, your macro doesn't specify any source directory, which you 
> must.  That's actually good, because then you can do:
> %cmake <path>
> And it keeps the macro usage the same as the command usage.
> I think you have to support out of tree builds as many projects actually 
> don't support in tree builds (specifically, paraview).  The question 
> then becomes sub-dir or parallel-dir?

Well, I wasn't aware of in-tree problems, so my first draft left out the 
details wrt out-of-tree builds.

Certainly the macros shouldn't touch which dir to use, leave that to 
users and specfiles.

-- Rex

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