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Re: Python scripting cmake build macros.


It's a little bit frustrating, Wayne, thanks for the investigation, I hope you still keep some hair on head, I chose option 6….

May be that python-mingw could be used to cross-compile that python.exe from linux, I've done that before, I will try it.

Definitely, cmake is way better than autotools, but some people is reluctant to change….

> I understand, fully.
> Even the "smart guys" who would use mingw, are too stupid to know that cygwin is one the
> worst ideas in the history of man, right after autotools.
> http://python-mingw.donbennett.org:8081/mywiki/
> This is just stupid.
> These patches should have included a build package using CMake.  Why spoil the mingw
> experience with cygwin?
> When the openocd guys rejected my CMake build scripts, that's when I left that project. 
> They wanted to continue to use configure, and would not even commit the CMake build
> scripts in parallel.  I will not maintain any build environment using autotools.
> The rest of my life is short and I have gotten enormously stubborn about wasting it on
> crap like autotools and cygwin.  So I get to quit opensource projects where my time is
> being wasted, openocd was a case in point.  In about 60 days after leaving that project I
> rewrote the ARM9 stuff in stack consisting of C++ and Java and Groovy.
> KiCad has definitely been the beneficiary of some good choices along the way.
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