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From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: "Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org,
	"Sibi Siddharthan" <sibisiddharthan.github@gmail.com>,
	"Đoàn Trần Công Danh" <congdanhqx@gmail.com>,
	"SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/10] cmake (Windows): recommend using Visual Studio's built-in CMake support
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 22:45:46 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2009262243410.50@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqd029lnr3.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com>

Hi Junio,

On Fri, 25 Sep 2020, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> "Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
> writes:
>
> > From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> >
> > It is a lot more convenient to use than having to specify the
> > configuration in CMake manually (does not matter whether using the
> > command-line or CMake's GUI).
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>
> > ---
> >  contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt | 12 +++++++++++-
> >  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt b/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> > index 1eaeb8b8e0..442b4e69ad 100644
> > --- a/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> > +++ b/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> > @@ -4,7 +4,17 @@
> >
> >  #[[
> >
> > -Instructions to run CMake:
> > +Instructions how to use this in Visual Studio:
> > +
> > +Open the worktree as a folder. Visual Studio 2019 and later will detect
> > +the CMake configuration automatically and set everything up for you,
> > +ready to build. You can then run the tests in `t/` via a regular Git Bash.
> > +
> > +Note: Visual Studio also has the option of opening the CMake configuration
> > +directly; Using this option, Visual Studio will not find the source code,
> > +though, therefore the `File>Open>Folder...` option is preferred.
> > +
> > +Instructions to run CMake manually:
> >
> >  cmake `relative-path-to-CMakeLists.txt` -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
> >  Eg.
>
> Having the primary case upfront is a good idea.  As we discussed,
> our source tree structure (especially the .gitignore we ship) only
> supports an separate-dir build in contrib/buildsystems/out, so we
> should update the "manually" part of the instruction to guide users
> to use the same location.  Perhaps something along the line of the
> attached.

I squashed your changes into the patch.

> Also, after the post-context of the attached patch, there are
> mentions of Visual Studio.  Please double check if they need
> adjustment, or more preferrably the above paragraph the patch in
> question added is all that is needed by Visual Studio users, in
> which case perhaps it would be a good idea to remove all mention of
> Visual Studio there to avoid sending confusing choices to the
> readers.

The parts that still mention Visual Studio are in the part that talks
about running CMake manually, in which case they strike me as helpful,
still.

Thank you,
Dscho

>
> Thanks.
>
>  contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt | 16 +++++++---------
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt b/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> index 442b4e69ad..0c748949f9 100644
> --- a/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> +++ b/contrib/buildsystems/CMakeLists.txt
> @@ -16,15 +16,13 @@ though, therefore the `File>Open>Folder...` option is preferred.
>
>  Instructions to run CMake manually:
>
> -cmake `relative-path-to-CMakeLists.txt` -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
> -Eg.
> -From the root of git source tree
> -	`cmake contrib/buildsystems/ `
> -This will build the git binaries at the root
> -
> -For out of source builds, say build in 'git/git-build/'
> -	`mkdir git-build;cd git-build; cmake ../contrib/buildsystems/`
> -This will build the git binaries in git-build directory
> +    mkdir -p contrib/buildsystems/out
> +    cd contrib/buildsystems/out
> +    cmake ../ -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release
> +
> +This will build the git binaries in contrib/buildsystems/out
> +directory (our top-level .gitignore file knows to ignore contents of
> +this directory).
>
>  Possible build configurations(-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE) with corresponding
>  compiler flags
>
>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-26 20:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 70+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-25 14:28 [PATCH 00/10] CMake and Visual Studio Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 01/10] cmake: ignore files generated by CMake as run in " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 02/10] cmake: do find Git for Windows' shell interpreter Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 16:25   ` Sibi Siddharthan
2020-09-26 20:32     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-27  2:25       ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-09-28 13:56         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-29 14:04           ` Đoàn Trần Công Danh
2020-09-29 18:42             ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 03/10] cmake: ensure that the `vcpkg` packages are found on Windows Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 04/10] cmake: fall back to using `vcpkg`'s `msgfmt.exe` " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 05/10] cmake: quote the path accurately when editing `test-lib.sh` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 06/10] cmake (Windows): let the `.dll` files are found when running the tests Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 19:48   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-09-26 21:00     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 07/10] cmake (Windows): complain when encountering an unknown compiler Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 17:29   ` Sibi Siddharthan
2020-09-26 20:33     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 08/10] cmake (Windows): initialize vcpkg/build dependencies automatically Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30  5:05   ` Sibi Siddharthan
2020-09-30 15:25     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 09/10] cmake (Windows): recommend using Visual Studio's built-in CMake support Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 18:22   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-26 20:45     ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2020-09-25 14:28 ` [PATCH 10/10] hashmap_for_each_entry(): work around MSVC's run-time check failure #3 Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-25 18:38   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-26 16:54     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-26 20:57       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-26 21:32 ` [PATCH v2 00/10] CMake and Visual Studio Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 01/10] cmake: ignore files generated by CMake as run in " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 02/10] cmake: do find Git for Windows' shell interpreter Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 11:17     ` Øystein Walle
2020-09-28 19:39       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 03/10] cmake: ensure that the `vcpkg` packages are found on Windows Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 04/10] cmake: fall back to using `vcpkg`'s `msgfmt.exe` " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 05/10] cmake: quote the path accurately when editing `test-lib.sh` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 06/10] cmake (Windows): let the `.dll` files be found when running the tests Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 07/10] cmake (Windows): complain when encountering an unknown compiler Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] cmake (Windows): initialize vcpkg/build dependencies automatically Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] cmake (Windows): recommend using Visual Studio's built-in CMake support Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-26 21:32   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] hashmap_for_each_entry(): workaround MSVC's runtime check failure #3 Junio C Hamano via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09   ` [PATCH v3 00/11] CMake and Visual Studio Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 01/11] cmake: ignore files generated by CMake as run in " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 02/11] cmake: do find Git for Windows' shell interpreter Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 03/11] cmake: ensure that the `vcpkg` packages are found on Windows Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 04/11] cmake: fall back to using `vcpkg`'s `msgfmt.exe` " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 05/11] cmake: quote the path accurately when editing `test-lib.sh` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 06/11] cmake (Windows): let the `.dll` files be found when running the tests Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 07/11] cmake (Windows): complain when encountering an unknown compiler Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 08/11] cmake (Windows): initialize vcpkg/build dependencies automatically Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-29  6:51       ` Sibi Siddharthan
2020-09-29 12:07         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 09/11] cmake (Windows): recommend using Visual Studio's built-in CMake support Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 10/11] hashmap_for_each_entry(): workaround MSVC's runtime check failure #3 Junio C Hamano via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 21:09     ` [PATCH v3 11/11] cmake: fix typo in message when `msgfmt` was not found Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 22:11       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29 12:07         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-30 15:26     ` [PATCH v4 00/10] CMake and Visual Studio Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 01/10] cmake: ignore files generated by CMake as run in " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 02/10] cmake: do find Git for Windows' shell interpreter Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 03/10] cmake: ensure that the `vcpkg` packages are found on Windows Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 04/10] cmake: fall back to using `vcpkg`'s `msgfmt.exe` " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 05/10] cmake: quote the path accurately when editing `test-lib.sh` Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 06/10] cmake (Windows): let the `.dll` files be found when running the tests Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 07/10] cmake (Windows): complain when encountering an unknown compiler Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 08/10] cmake (Windows): initialize vcpkg/build dependencies automatically Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 19:17         ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-30 23:08           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 09/10] cmake (Windows): recommend using Visual Studio's built-in CMake support Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-30 15:26       ` [PATCH v4 10/10] hashmap_for_each_entry(): workaround MSVC's runtime check failure #3 Junio C Hamano via GitGitGadget

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