[Haifux] Ideas for meetings
shlomif at iglu.org.il
Mon Jul 14 16:29:25 MSD 2008
On Monday 14 July 2008, Hai Zaar wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Leon Romanovsky <leon at leon.nu> wrote:
> > It will be great if anyone can talk about Scons too.
> I can give a very throughout lecture about Autoconf/Automake and
> friends. Is anyone interested?
You may wish to consult the material and links at:
One problem with the presentation is that I didn't really show how to do stuff
portably using Autoconf. That and I now decided that Autoconf tends to break
too often from my taste, and is one gigantic hackish kludge, and decided to
convert wholesale to CMake.
> >> I'd like to see a meeting about building packages with tools like
> >> cmake. I know that the basic steps include
> >> wget something
> >> tar something
> >> cd somewhere
> >> cmake // i have no idea what this does
> >> make // what does this do?
> >> sudo make install // what really goes on here?
> >> It would be nice to analize the file system before and after each
> >> step, like this:
> >> wget something // Downloaded file. There is now a new file on the
> >> filesystem in the current directory
> >> tar something // Uncompresses archive. There is now a new directory,
> >> as a child of the current directory. It is full of files.
> >> cd somewhere // Move to new directory
> >> cmake // What is written in this step? Where? If I have to do it
> >> again, what must be erased first?
> >> make // What does this do? What does it write?
> >> sudo make install // Same questions as above.
> >> I could bring a laptop with a fresh Kubuntu install in a 10 GB
> >> partition for testing. The laptop has VGA out and wifi.
> >> --
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