[texworks] New build system

Atsuhito Kohda kohda at pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp
Sat May 17 14:51:12 CEST 2014

Hi Stefan and all,

On Fri, 16 May 2014 14:23:58 +0200, Stefan Löffler  wrote:

>> I'm afraid it was well know issue but I noticed that Python
>> plugin was not created with default setting.
>> I'd like to know if there is any reason for this.
> Yes, there is ;). At some point after the Python plugin was first
> implemented, we were contacted by a guy who told us that the way we use
> Python is inappropriate, against the python-y way of doing things, and
> could possibly lead to (severe?) problems with some modules, existing
> Python installations, etc. (these are no quotations, I'm just writing
> off the top of my head). I tried to elicit his help or get pointers how
> I could improve things, but failed. I myself know Python only from a

I see, thanks for your clarification.
>> (I build Python plugin package with modifying CMakeLists.txt)
> Actually, there should be no need to _modify_ CMakeLists.txt. It should
> be sufficient to add -DWITH_PYTHON=1 to your cmake command line (just as
> you can set the build id using -DTW_BUILD_ID="MyBuildID"). That's (part
> of) the beauty of CMake.

Okay.  Thanks again.

Best regards,			2014-5-17(Sat)

 Debian Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda AT debian.org>
 Department of Math., Univ. of Tokushima

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