Subject: Re: [boost] [1.38] CMake support added to release branch?
From: Max (loadcom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-01 20:06:12
> > On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 11:57 AM, John Maddock <john_at_[hidden]>
> >> I see from the 1.38 news section that experimental CMake support has
> >> added to the release: I thought we were going to have a review before
> >> happened?
> > Hum... I must have missed that discussion, and OK'ed the request to
> > The CMake support is certainly experimental, but do you think there is
> > any harm done by including it in the release in its current state? We
> > can certainly publicize the fact that the support is experimental.
> I think that the inclusion of a experimental tool/library needs some
> Why CMake needs to be included on 1.38 as experimental? Who will
> and why she can not experiment from the sandbox?
> Which test cases have been runned and on which machines?
> Where can we get the documentation?
> What does it means "the support is experimental"?
> Can any developer add a non review library or tool as experimental on the
> Resuming, what makes CMake different from other tools/libraries?
I have similar questions. I think it would be good if there is available
background on CMake. What's it benefit (over existing bjam, etc.)? Will
bjam be deprecated?
and so on. Such explanations will make things much clearer and
Thanks for your attention.
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