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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Mar 13 20:55:42 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 03:18:30PM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Axel Thimm wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 01:05:48PM -0500, 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).
>>>> Made each cmake option a separate macro to make in easier to override.
>>>> Comments?
>>> do you need the _cmake_* macros for other things? If not, I would
>>> simply write the values into the %cmake macros.
>>> %_cmake_install_prefix -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=%{_prefix}
>>> %_cmake_build_shared_libs -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS:BOOL=ON
>>> %_cmake_lib_suffix64 -DLIB_SUFFIX=64
>> Using _cmake_* macros allows for users to easily override/change 
>> individual items, if needed.
> What would one override? They are already generic enough. If they
> really need changing then cmake will have changed so much that the
> %cmake macro would also not be valid anymore.

Then, do you have other method of overriding/omitting, say, 
from the build?

-- Rex

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