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From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-17 10:30:17

On 08/17/2007 09:17 AM, Douglas Gregor wrote:
>> but, apparently, the DEPENDS in the above boost_test_run macro
>> call does not cause boost_regex library to be built and loaded
>> to create the iostreams regex_filter_test.
>> Anyone have any suggestions about how to solve this?
> It's a known problem in boost-cmake. The way to fix it is to change how
> we handle BOOST_REGEX (library-selection option) and BOOST_STATIC
> (feature-selection option). It's probably not a huge change, but it has
> to be done in tools/build/CMake/BoostCore.cmake.
> The reason we haven't send out an announcement that the Boost-CMake
> system is ready for use is that, well, it isn't ready for prime-time
> yet. It handles the user-centric use cases well: building all of Boost,
> installing Boost, building binary packages, regression testing all of
> Boost. We haven't put much effort into more developer-centric uses,
> e.g., running tests for a single library.

Yeah, that's understandable that user-centric comes first. I thought
maybe that was the reason.

Thanks again for the work so far :)


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