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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-10 07:47:04

on Wed May 09 2007, Bill Hoffman <> wrote:

>> The *only* benefit I see from using generation system like cmake, or
>> wxWidget bakefile, is for end users where the Boost release manager
>> creates a bunch of makefiles, nmake files, vc project files, etc. and
>> hence the user doesn't have to use cmake, or bakefile
> This, on the other hand, CMake does not do. Users are required to
> install cmake to be able to build.

Really? That surprises me.

Do the files generated by CMake encode specifics about the user's
toolset locations and other things specific to the machine on which
the builds are being performed?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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