[LLVMdev] Deprecating autoconf/make?

Nick Lewycky nlewycky at google.com
Wed May 22 23:27:05 PDT 2013

On 22 May 2013 16:14, Eric Christopher <echristo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I fear starting another centi-thread on this but I'll give it a shot.
> We're currently supporting two build systems which is definitely one
> more than we (or I) want to support.
> I don't know of any support in autoconf past the
> --host/--build/--target case that's not supported in cmake. I'll send
> out an assertion here that this support isn't necessary and any system
> that needs it can instead move to:
> build native clang
> build next clang with some target that supplies a sysroot and a
> -target option to the native clang
> Can anyone see good a reason not to move to cmake as our only build
> configuration system and drop future support for autoconf + makefiles
> now that 3.3 has branched?

Hi Eric! Does cmake support in-tree builds yet?

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