> > On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Ali - wrote: > > > i wonder if there is any plan for using cmake over autoconf as this > > will make portability to other platforms much easier. Please reply > > regarding the subject and do not start a flame war over the two make > > systems! > > There's been some halfhearted interest in the past in using automake, > but I don't think anyone's even mentioned cmake before. It looks like > it might be an improvement to our build system, but unless someone > like you is motivated enough to spearhead the transition, I wouldn't > bet on any of the current developers finding the time to switch. > --- > Roy
That's a shame! libmesh is nice and it would be nicer if it could be cmake-based.
Switching is only one half of the problem, ther other part is maintenance. So, *assuming* that the the transition could be somehow done, would the developers be eager to maintain it?