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Subject: Re: [boost] build system testing
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-07 22:59:49

on Tue Feb 03 2009, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> James Porter wrote:
>> Neil Groves wrote:
>>> I have noticed that work is going ahead to introduce CMake, and possibly
>>> SCons build systems alongside bjam.
>>> Does this not introduce an explosion in required testing combinations, and
>>> is this already being addressed?
>> It was my understanding that Boost would eventually discontinue using
>> bjam for its build system and switch entirely to CMake. Is this correct,
>> or am I merely misremembering things?
> You are misremembering things. The outcome you mention is just what CMake folks
> want ;-)

Also some Boost folks. ;-) But, Volodya's right: it isn't a done deal.
Right now we don't have a complete testing system built around CMake, so
nobody's in any position to propose CMake as a bjam replacement yet.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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