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Re: CMake KICAD_SCRIPTING Options Hierarchy
I have SCRIPTING on, and both PYTHON and MODULES off. I never got it to build with PYTHON; not sure about the MODULES stuff.
> On 6 Jun 2019, at 19:56, Nick Østergaard <oe.nick@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello, I have some comments as well:
> I was under the impression that is was only split to multiple options
> because it was easier to help isolate issue, i.e. only intended for
> developers/packagers to enable/disable some of the options.
> The action menu one should probably just be removed and always be
> enabled if scripting modules is enabled or something. I don't see why
> we need to be able to switch that option off separately by now.
> On Thu, 6 Jun 2019 at 18:06, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey Ian
>> On 6/5/19 1:03 PM, Ian McInerney wrote:
>>> I was just noticing based on a post on the kicad forums that the CMake
>>> script will forcefully enable KICAD_SCRIPTING if either
>>> KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENUS or KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES is turned on.
>>> This means to really disable scripting the user has to explicitly force
>>> all 3 to off (since they are all on by default). Is there are reason for
>>> making those two options take priority over the overall scripting
>>> support option instead of having KICAD_SCRIPTING take priority and
>>> disable those two when it is disabled? It seems more intuitive if
>>> KICAD_SCRIPTING has overall control of the scripting environment, and
>>> the others are dependent upon it.
>> KICAD_SCRIPTIN_MODULES and KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENUS depend on
>> KICAD_SCRIPTING being built so it has to be enabled. However,
>> KICAD_SCRIPTING does not depend on the other two so it can be enabled by
>>> This hierarchy is not actually mentioned in any of the build docs
>>> here http://docs.kicad-pcb.org/doxygen/md_Documentation_development_compiling.html (and
>>> the docs seem to be slightly out of date also, since they say
>>> KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU defaults to off when it is actually on by
>>> default), so if nothing else it would be good to mention it in the build
>>> docs so people who really don't want scripting know to disable all 3.
>> I will update the compiling doc to reflect this.
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