[Geany-devel] Plugins build system

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Fri Jun 6 13:30:25 UTC 2008

On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 16:26:21 +0300, "Yura Siamashka" <yurand2 at gmail.com>

> Hi
> >> First it was easier than I expected but it's still not working as
> >> I'd wish.
> >> Basically it's enough to create a simple configure.in and list the
> >> plugins' makefiles in it. autogen.sh does the rest by walking any
> >> subdirectories and init them if there is a configure.in is found.
> >> Then the configure script is created in the top level directory
> >> and it works fine, make will then build each plugin below.
> >> So far it's pretty cool.
> One configure.in is not very good solution, IMHO.
> While it is good that geany depend only on GTK+, such restriction not
> good for plugins.
> This single configure script will be VERY complex (probably hard to
> maintain)  because different plugins depend on different libraries:

And it probably takes hours to finish :D.


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