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Re: Freetype with CMake 3.17 and higher versions

From: Momo Als
Subject: Re: Freetype with CMake 3.17 and higher versions
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:33:14 +0200

Thank you for the reply. I've submitted a bug on it and described how I
solved the warnings, link:

/ M

Den tors 25 juni 2020 kl 03:39 skrev Werner LEMBERG <>:

> Hello Momo,
> > Afaik, since CMake 3.17 the following warnings have been generated
> > when generating the projects: [...]
> Thanks for the report.
> > We changed to 2.10.2 in hope of an updated CMake file that fixes
> > this but the same problem remains, and moreover BrotliDec issues the
> > same warning.  Not being familiar with the warning/problem I dug a
> > bit deeper into it and my wild guess is that warning is generated
> > because of an outdated Harfbuzz module. Right now there are several
> > ways to avoid the warnings:
> This might be the reason, yes.
> > Is there any plan to fix this for a new release, or is there any
> > simple way to do it without having to do a lot of changes in the
> > CMakeLists or CMake modules?
> In the long run we will probably move to Meson as a build system,
> which has the ability to auto-generate support files for CMake.
> > The notes mention that the developer team doesn't normally use
> > CMakeLists.txt so I'm not sure if the CMake files are regularly
> > maintained.
> This is correct: CMake is not maintained by us.  If you can provide
> small and simple patches we will gladly apply them.  However, if you
> look into FreeType's bug tracker, there are already a bunch of patches
> and/or problem reports w.r.t. CMake – none of us is an expert here,
> and we simply don't know for sure how to solve it in the best way.
>     Werner

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