[GNC-dev] gnucash.xcodeproj obsolete ?

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Thu Jan 16 22:32:48 EST 2020

> On Jan 16, 2020, at 1:40 PM, Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be> wrote:
> Probably mostly a question directed at Mike, but I'm sending it to the list so 
> others can follow...
> The gnucash repository contains a gnucash.xcodeproj directory that was set up 
> by Mike Alexander in 2014 as a helper to run unit tests via xcode. It has 
> gotten regular updates until somewhere in 2017.
> Since then the code paths have been changing a lot and in its current state 
> this project folder is unusable.
> On the other hand, meanwhile the gnucash project has switched to the cmake 
> toolchain which natively can generate xcode project files. Having no access 
> any more to an Apple PC, I can't test how well that works but I have no reason 
> to assume it wouldn't.
> With this capability baked into cmake do we still want to keep the old xcode 
> project in our repo ? Can it do something we wouldn't be able to do with the 
> cmake generated xcode project (possibly after some tweaking of our current 
> cmake scripts) ?

The cmake-generated xcodeproj works well, I used it a year ago to run static analysis on the GnuCash codebase and to fix the errors it found.

John Ralls

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