[SDL] CMake gurus...

Marcus von Appen mva at sysfault.org
Sat Mar 16 06:50:54 PDT 2013

On, Sat Mar 16, 2013, Gabriel Jacobo wrote:

> 2013/3/16 Ardillas del Monte <ardillasdelmonte at gmail.com>
> > On Friday, March 15, 2013, Sam Lantinga wrote:
> >
> >> I want CMake to replace the visual studio and xcode projects if possible.
> >>  Can that be done?
> >
> >
> > I'm not using SDL yet, but I'm subscribed to this mailing list with great
> > interest because I plan to use SDL 2.0 for the Android and iOS ports of
> > some of my applications. One of my mandatory requirements though is that I
> > need to build my apps through command-line tools available on all modern
> > OSs. Well, it's OK if the iOS version of SDL is built as Xcode projects,
> > but my apps cannot, so I really need that SDL client applications have a
> > command-line build method for all target ports.
> >
> > I don't know if your call regarding cmake applies to the SDL lib only, or
> > if it can already be used for client apps on all targets. If the later is
> > affirmative, please ignore my comment. Otherwise, please provide a way for
> > building apps on the command line for both iOS and Android.
> >
> > Thanks a lot for all the hard work you're doing,
> >
> > ardi
> >
> >
> SDL can be fully compiled from the command line right now using the
> familiar configure;make process, even for iOS and Android. Check out the
> build-scripts/iosbuild.sh script for an example on how to do that.

The same is valid for Win32 platforms (Visual C++) and Makefile-based
solutions using CMake. I would guess that Xcode also features a non-GUI
driven build approach.

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