Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Windows build environment
From: "Graham Bloice" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:23:21 -0000
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> [email protected]] On Behalf Of Guy Harris
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> Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Windows build environment
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> On Jan 6, 2012, at 7:46 AM, Graham Bloice wrote:
> 
> > I've also wondered about moving on from nmake and converting to
> MSBuild.  This is only usable from VS2008 or later though.  Any thoughts
on
> that?
> 
> If we do so, can we continue to have lists of source files in
Makefile.common,
> rather than, say, having to duplicate such a list in other files (which
> developers might forget to do)?  Or, at least, can we automatically
generate
> the relevant MSBuild files from files such as Makefile.common?

Although I haven't investigated I would expect MSBuild to be able to absorb
such input and make it useable, either directly or by a task to generate the
required file.