Meson 0.63.0rc1 Brings Support For Mold, Improvements For Windows Cross-Compiling

Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 20 June 2022 at 05:14 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Sunday marked the release of the Meson 0.63 release candidate for this increasingly popular open-source, cross-platform build system.

Meson 0.63.0rc1 brings a number of improvements for enhancing this speedy build system's capabilities. Meson 0.63 introduces some D language compiler checks, meson devenv when cross-compiling for Windows will now set the WINEPATH automatically to point to the needed DLLs and executables, the ability to add resources to a Java JAR file, support for the Mold linker, a new debug() function for just outputting to the Meson log, improvements for managing languages and compiler options on a per-sub-project basis, and a number of other enhancements.

More details on the changes coming to the Meson 0.63 build system via The 0.63 release candidate can be downloaded from the Meson GitHub.
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