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Re: [ft-devel] Time for a new FreeType release

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] Time for a new FreeType release
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:19:57 +0200 (CEST)

>> Can you be specific which cmake problems you "cleaning up"?
> 1. Add optional external libraries as option()s, more idiomatic than
>    just using some defines
> 2. Set some properties not globally, but on the freetype library
>    target.  That's neater.
> 3. Minor, mostly cosmetic changes to the CPack options.
> 4. Minor things like using list(append list something) instead of
>    set(list $list something)
> 5. Slight changes to the creation of ftconfig.h and ftoptions.h, no
>    "-new" file now.
> 6. Adjustments to the installation rules, now uses the
>    GNUInstallDirs macro so you can define libdir, includedir
>    etc. installation targets like with Autotools.  Should correctly
>    install to lib64 now if that's the distro default.

As far as I can see, some of those things can be fixed immediately,
without the need of being discussed.  It would be nice if you could
provide such changes as small, logical patches that I can commit;
doing so would make it *much* easier to understand the remaining, more
controversial adjustments.


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