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Re: [cdt-dev] Autotools contribution

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Jeff Johnston <jjohnstn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 01/10/2012 09:57 AM, Schaefer, Doug wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx]
>>> On Behalf Of Andrew Overholt
>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 9:10 AM
>>> To: CDT General developers list.
>>> Subject: Re: [cdt-dev] Autotools contribution
>>>> While you are at it, will gcov and gprof be moved too?
>>> There are currently no plans to do so.  If we want to talk about a
>>> full-scale
>>> annexing of Linux Tools by CDT then those make sense :)
>> So far I've really only been thinking about build systems, especially if
>> we have a round of cleaning up the CDT build infrastructure.
>> I think it is clear though, that a lot of the things going on in Linux
>> Tools is of interest to the general CDT community. Moving things around
>> won't always make sense, unless there is a lot of demand from the non-Linux
>> CDT crowd for these tools. Autotools was obvious because of the MinGW/MSYS
>> support for it.
>> :D
> Hi Doug,
> I think without any bugzilla or ipzilla issues, I believe we are good to go.
>  See Wayne's note about leaving the bugs in place for the mean-time.
> I had a thought the other day.  If you wanted to, we could move the
> plug-ins/features without refactoring the package names.  I have seen this
> before.  This would remove any compatibility issues with existing projects.
>  The current package names have org.eclipse.linuxtools.cdt so CDT is
> mentioned.
> Either way is ok with me.  I have already done it the hard way using
> refactoring and I have a compatibility strategy whereby we still need to
> have a plug-in in CDT with the name
> org.eclipse.linuxtools.cdt.autotools.core with just a Builder extension in
> it and the new CDT version of the Autotools feature needs some special
> p2.inf properties that will note it provides an update path to the old
> Autotools feature.  I can provide a patch once you have put the code in the
> CDT git repository.

I prefer renaming to fit in with the other cdt plug-ins. At this
point, I'd say we're too late for M5. I'm planning on submitting it on
Monday. Let's work on this as soon as M5 closes later in the week.

Thanks Jeff!

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