[Geany-devel] Update to build support

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Fri Jan 30 13:56:12 UTC 2009

On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 00:44:15 +1100, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com>

>2009/1/30 Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com>
>> On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 22:30:20 +1100
>> Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > Sorry, I haven't looked at them. Until we have a stable build
>> > > commands design, I would prefer we don't complicate things. It's
>> > > not so bad using an existing command to compile headers.
>> > >
>> >
>> > Ok, if no other objections I'll implement an option for compile
>> > headers
>> off
>> > by default and lets see how it goes.
>> Well, we might want to make changes to the build system, or extend
>> GUI functionality in some way. This would likely be made more
>> complex if we have to also support different sets of build commands.
>> I think it would be best to keep the alternate build commands feature
>> separate from the main build work.
>Ummm to make sure my last proposal above was understood, what I was
>proposing was not to have alternate commands for now, just to have an
>option to make the c/c++ filetype commands available for headers.
>Currently headers are hard coded to be unable to access any build or
>compile commands.  If headers need a different build command then one
>of the spare commands will have to be used and the user must choose
>the correct command for header or body.   Since there is some risk in
>that process, eg choosing the wrong command may have unintended side
>effects, the option is off by default (giving current behavior).  It
>probably should be a hidden option, not on the GUI.

Er, didn't we already decided that the current restriction to not
compile header files can/should be removed?
I think we don't need an option for this.
Just allow compiling header files and leave it in the user's
responsibility with which command he/she compiles a header file.


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