[Haifux] Ideas for meetings
haizaar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 18:04:30 MSD 2008
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at iglu.org.il> wrote:
> 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.
It will be glad if you give a lecture on CMake at Haifux.
> Shlomi Fish
>> >> 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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