Using CMake

The build tools project is now moving along nicely and I’ve started converting LCFG components and other software projects owned by MPU. For the first time today I had a go at building a fairly simple package (lcfg-pkgtools) using CMake. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to write the necessary CMake rules for building the shared library and executable. Here’s the whole cmake file.

Note that in the case of most LCFG components it will not be necessary to actually write a single line of CMake as it will all be done automagically this is a situation where the author has to do a bit more work.

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