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Re: [Fwd: Bug#959057: RFS: dh-cmake/0.4 [ITP] -- Debhelper programs for CMake projects]

Hi Alastair,

On Tue, 2020-05-12 at 10:47 +0100, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> Dear Kyle,
> I'm willing to sponsor this.

Thank you very much for the sponsorship offer - I gladly accept! :)

So what's next? I am new to Debian development, and this is my first
time submitting a package.

> It overlaps /complements a package I maintain "ecbuild", which is a
> set
> of cmake macros and wrappers used by ECMWF (www.ecmwf.int) for their
> software stack.
> At the moment ecbuild provides some standard flags, etc when
> --buildsystem=ecbuild is used  but the plan is to expand this for
> other
> cmake fragments and dependencies similar to work here Packages in the
> ECMWF stack typically include cmake fragments in
> /usr/lib/$arch/cmake/$package/* which define for example which
> libraries
> and headers are needed; eg. when something at the botttom of the
> stack
> is built with libjemalloc, packages throughout the stack now need to
> link against it and include libjemalloc-dev in the dependencies for
> their libX-dev packages. ;

Very nice. It's always interesting to see the CMake frameworks that
people have developed. Would you have any interest in sharing it on the
CMake Discourse server? We may be able to offer some feedback. https://


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