ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Sep 4 14:28:17 PDT 2008
On Sep 4, 2008, at 8:50 AM, Rainer Müller wrote:
> Jean-Charles VERDIE (Pleyo) wrote:
>> I'm using CMake 2.6 on OSX from MacPorts.
>> When using the env. variable CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX, it is hard
>> coded to
>> "/usr/local" on UNIX systems and we fall in this category.
>> It does not make sense in my opinion since MacPort roots to /opt/
>> What's the opinion on this?
> If using cmake outside of MacPorts you could accidentally write
> files to
> /opt/local which are out of control of MacPorts. I think /usr/local
> is a
> more reasonable default. Ports using cmake can still overwrite it
> in the
> To do this automatically we could think about a cmake portgroup
I think a cmake portgroup would be great.
> (maybe wait for #14553)
Interesting proposal! I like it.
> or support it in base as a new build.type
Would that have any advantages over doing it as a portgroup, do you
think? I mean, even the almighty Xcode has its support implemented as
> as the number of ports using cmake seems to grow.
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