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vala: use --target-glib only if >=, == specified

it does changes to generated code to drop deprecated functions, so
we can get unexpected errors

Signed-off-by: Igor Gnatenko <i.gnatenko.brain@gmail.com>
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cross Use cross file's pkgconfig binary when cross compiling. Closes #138.
data Moved rpm macros to a subdirectory to reduce clutter.
graphics Added Wrap logo.
man trivial: mesonbuild.com is http-only
manual tests Made multiwrap use wrabdb where possible.
modules gnome:generate_gir: Parse "link_with"
test cases vala: add support for --target-glib
tools Convert project name.
.gitattributes Created a git attributes file.
.gitignore Made run_tests.py output test results in junit xml to allow better in…
COPYING Start of project.
authors.txt backends: Add extra args after compiler.std_warn_args.
backends.py Removed prints that stayed behind by accident.
build.py Process dependency sources identically to specified ones.
commandrunner.py commandrunner: fix bad-continuation
compilers.py compilers: fix can_compile. Closes #189
contributing.txt trivial: fix urls after repo migration
coredata.py Get builtin options by correct name in subprojects.
create_release.sh Bump version number for release.
delwithsuffix.py Harmonised copyright declarations.
dependencies.py vala: add support for --target-glib
depfixer.py depfixer: Instance of XXX has no XXX member
environment.py environment: fix bad-continuation
install_meson.py install_meson: fix bad-continuation
interpreter.py Get builtin options by correct name in subprojects.
meson.py style: fix indenting in meson.py
meson_install.py meson_install: fix bad-continuation
meson_test.py meson_test: fix bad-continuation
mesonconf.py Merge pull request #162 from mesonbuild/lint_errors
mesongui.py Harmonised copyright declarations.
mesonintrospect.py mesonintrospect: fix bad-continuation
mesonlib.py Pass gracefully if dpkg-architecture is not installed.
mesonmain.ui Display options in a form.
mesonrunner.ui UI file for external program runner.
mesonstart.ui Set up directories with launcher.
mlog.py Do not invoke linker via cmd /c on Windows.
mparser.py Give clear error message if someone tries to use double quotes. Closes
ninjabackend.py vala: use --target-glib only if >=, == specified
optinterpreter.py Get builtin options by correct name in subprojects.
readme.txt Readme tweaking.
run_cross_test.py Fix cross compilation tests.
run_tests.py Merge pull request #162 from mesonbuild/lint_errors
rustrunner.py Harmonised copyright declarations.
symbolextractor.py symbolextractor: fix bad-continuation
vcstagger.py added support for optional custom command and replace_string paramete…
vs2010backend.py vs2010backend: fix bad-continuation
wrap.py Can create a subdirectory for projects whose zip files do not have one.
xcodebackend.py xcodebackend: Undefined variable 'MesonException'

readme.txt

Meson® is project to create the best possible next-generation
build system.


Dependencies

Python   http://python.org (version 3.4 or newer)
Ninja    http://martine.github.com/ninja/


Installing from source

You can run Meson directly from a revision control checkout or an
extracted tarball.  Installing it system-wide is simple.

Configure step: None
Compile step:   None
Unit test step: ./run_tests.py
Install step:   [sudo] ./install_meson.py --prefix /your/prefix --destdir /destdir/path

The default value of prefix is /usr/local. The default value of destdir
is empty. 


Running

Meson requires that you have a source directory and a build directory
and that these two are different. In your source root must exist a file
called 'meson.build'. To generate the build system run this command:

meson <source directory> <build directory>

You can omit either of the two directories, and Meson will substitute
the current directory and autodetect what you mean. This allows you to
do things like this:

cd source_root; mkdir build; cd build; meson ..
cd source_root; mkdir build; meson build

To compile, cd into your build directory and type 'ninja'. To run unit
tests, type 'ninja test'.

Install is the same but it can take an extra argument:

DESTDIR=/destdir/path ninja install

DESTDIR can be omitted. If you are installing to system directories,
you may need to run this command with sudo.


Contributing

We love code contributions. See the contributing.txt file for
details.


IRC

The irc channel for Meson is #mesonbuild over at freenode.


Further info

The home page of Meson can be found here:

http://mesonbuild.com

Meson is a registered trademark of Jussi Pakkanen
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