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From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-24 09:36:16

Hi Doug,
Thanks for all the work on this.

On 05/23/08 14:48, Doug Gregor wrote:
> Anyone interested in joining this effort should read about CMake and
> our CMake-based build system for Boost (links below), then join the
> Boost-CMake mailing list (also below). To get a sense of the kind of
> deployment options we would like CMake to provide in the future,
> please download the CMake-generated binary installer for Windows,
> linked below, and direct comments to the Boost-CMake mailing list.
> Useful links:
> CMake:
> Boost-CMake documentation:
> Boost-CMake mailing list:

I got to the page:
from a link on:
with name:
   * Tune the CMake build configuration (verbosity, tests, variants)?
However, nothing on CMakeBuildFeatures mentions how to specify which
compiler *variant* to use. Also,
mentions ccmake without any link explaining where to get it. Also on
CMakeBuildConfiguration there's:

   On unix, run

     ccmake <path-to-source>


     ccmake <path-to-build>

but no explanation of why there's two ways to do what, at this point
in the docs, appears to be the same thing. Only later, at the phrase:

   The same information is stored in a file CMakeCache.txt located in
   the build directory. This is what ccmake reads if it is started
   pointing to a build directory.

is the reason for the 2nd cmake command obvious; however, it would be
clearer to say run:

     ccmake <path-to-source>

the first time, and then you can run:

     ccmake <path-to-build>


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