[Libwebsockets] CMake project for Libwebsockets and more

Joakim Söderberg joakim.soderberg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 13:14:25 CET 2013


Hello again,

I've now added CMake instructions to the README as well. (Same repos and
branch)

/Joakim


On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 11:44 PM, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:

> Hi -
>
> Joakim's cmake stuff is meant to replace needing to provide vs project
> files... that's good because there's no single project file we can provide
> that works on all the vs versions out there.
>
> Iirc back in the day when I used vs, you can probably make a stub project
> file that wraps an "external makefile".
>
> At any rate Joakim seems to have a complete cmake solution already (which
> is on the libwebsockets.org git now). You should probably capture your
> changes, ignoring cmake, and apply them again to the latest git. Then you
> can switch to Joakim's cmake solution.
>
> -Andy
>
>
> FNA <aqiruse at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I have ubuntu, Netbeans on Ubuntu and Windows, as well as VS 2008, 2010.
>> If I can get a copy of the sources, I can check it to make sure it compiles
>> as soon as I have a chance. I have a version of chrome26 sources I dl'd
>> from the site that compiles and seems to work with my VS2008 since that is
>> what I use mainly. Had to add afew tags like to the syslog stuff since my
>> compiler does not have that, and add the Windows version of non-blocking
>> sockets using #ifdef's. Just minor changes like that, but I have the
>> chrome26 compiling in VS 2008.I excluded the deamon.c from the project in
>> VS 2008. Now I just need to figure out if the error is in my html test page
>> or in something i did to the library. Working on that. I have basic cmake
>> files but have not finished them yet. Can test the compilation part if i
>> can get the cmake files.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 2:20 AM, "Andy Green (林安廸)" <andy at warmcat.com>wrote:
>>
>>> On 06/02/13 02:08, the mail apparently from Joakim Söderberg included:
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> My repos, the branch is "newcmake":
>>>> git://github.com/**JoakimSoderberg/libwebsockets.**git<http://github.com/JoakimSoderberg/libwebsockets.git>
>>>> <http://github.com/**JoakimSoderberg/libwebsockets.**git<http://github.com/JoakimSoderberg/libwebsockets.git>
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> First of all, the Windows build was in the current upstream repos was
>>>> broken in several ways, I've fixed some (crash) bugs relating to that.
>>>> See the my commit log for specifics.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I see... you've been busy!  Nice to see the patches on top of almost
>>> HEAD cleanly.
>>>
>>>
>>>  Anyway. I've made a CMake project file for Libwebsockets which would be
>>>> nice if it could be added upstream. It contains most of the features
>>>> that the autoconf project does, plus some more. Most importantly, it
>>>> vastly improves the Windows experience, without the need of manually
>>>> editing a bunch of Visual Studio projects for different targets.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yes that was always an asspain, especially since I don't have a use for
>>> Windows builds myself it was always prone to rot.  Previously we had two
>>> contributors working on it with different VS versions and committing
>>> different and incompatible project files... that's not really workable.
>>>  Having a Cmake text file is much better.
>>>
>>>
>>>  I've also added support for using the CyaSSL library which has a OpenSSL
>>>> compatibility layer. This is currently only supported in the CMake
>>>> project (because of my lack of autoconf skills). Note that there is a
>>>> crash bug in their current official version when SSL_free() is called
>>>> when after using BIO_new_socket(). I've done a pull request for a fix,
>>>> https://github.com/cyassl/**cyassl/pull/23<https://github.com/cyassl/cyassl/pull/23>
>>>>
>>>> Tested on:
>>>> - Windows XP
>>>> - Linux
>>>> - NetBSD
>>>> - OSX
>>>>
>>>
>>> Great job, thanks for the patches: all applied.
>>>
>>> http://git.libwebsockets.org/**cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/<http://git.libwebsockets.org/cgi-bin/cgit/libwebsockets/>
>>>
>>>
>>>  More about CMake:
>>>> http://cmake.org/
>>>>
>>>
>>> At some point I will try your Cmake file in Linux and try to understand
>>> if we can switch over.  I didn't have time to learn Cmake for no real
>>> advatange (since I personally don't use Windows), but since you have
>>> contributed it that's much easier to consider now.
>>>
>>>
>>>  P.S.
>>>> How come this project is not on github anyway? At least mirrored there?
>>>>
>>>
>>> OK.  I created this
>>>
>>> https://github.com/warmcat/**libwebsockets<https://github.com/warmcat/libwebsockets>
>>>
>>> and added it to my push script so it will mirror git.libwebsockets.orgthere every push.
>>>
>>> Thanks again for your work and contribution!
>>>
>>> -Andy
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
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