Use CMake as build system

RESOLVED WONTFIX

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enhancement
RESOLVED WONTFIX
12 years ago
6 months ago

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(Reporter: bgrupe, Unassigned)

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Description

12 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; de; rv:1.8.1.3) Gecko/20070309 Firefox/2.0.0.3
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; de; rv:1.8.1.3) Gecko/20070309 Firefox/2.0.0.3

CMake has several key advantages over the classic configure/make build process, such as faster compile times on all platforms, ease of use, cross-platform compatibility, extensibility, progress reports etc.

Please consider using it for future versions of gecko and the client applications.

Reproducible: Always

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Comment 1

12 years ago
The requirements of our build system, which builds many non-binary types of data, are completely mismatched with cmake.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX

Updated

6 months ago
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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