[cmake-developers] ninja bug

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Sat Apr 21 06:53:00 EDT 2012

On 19.04.2012 16:21, Bill Hoffman wrote:
> On 4/19/2012 4:16 AM, Nicolas Desprès wrote:
>> That's possible indeed. There are discussions whether to support all
>> compilers deps file formats inside Ninja or in another program (see
>> the deplist branch and discussion thread). The deplist branch is an
>> attempt to provide a common format to store the dependencies in a
>> fast-to-parse format.
>> Currently, it is not merged yet and Ninja still relies on its own
>> parser which is probably not bug free and does not have all the
>> work-around required for all compilers versions.
> So, should I post this issue on the ninja list?
> I am also wondering if we could create a cmake depend generator for
> ninja.  Then if the compiler did not support -M in a format that ninja
> likes, it could fall back to the cmake version.

Does this mean cmake could preprocess C/C++ files and detect all #includes
while using the search paths which are also passed to the compiler?


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