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Re: Curl 7.19.6 CMakeLists.txt patch

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie_at_shareable.org>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 02:33:02 +0000

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Kamil Dudka wrote:
>
> >Well, do we actually have any other sources than "main sources"?
>
> Not really, but we have the "not in the main sources" option too! ;-)
>
> >I think branches are the way to go for such experiments. IMO we can simply
> >keep the CMake stuff in CVS, but do not distribute it with the released
> >tarball.
>
> Yeah.
>
> I admit I'm a softie so when several people really argued for the cmake
> stuff to get added, I finally gave in and thought that what the heck "prove
> me wrong and provide something that will turn out useful to a fair set of
> people". So those files were added.
>
> Now, we see that apparently the people who spoke in favour of cmake - to no
> surprise at all - have left the building and are no longer around to
> maintain. Contrary to what they said but exactly matching my
> fears/expectations.

Have you mailed the individuals who were in favour and helped prepare
those files in the first place? Some people just don't read mailing
lists all that often, but they might still be responsive. They did
put quite a lot of work into preparing the files in the first place,
after all.

-- Jamie
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