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Subject: Re: [boost] CMake and library requirements
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-27 04:25:09

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Looking at:
> I see that sub-directory 'build' should contain
> 'Library build files such as a Jamfile'. In SVN HEAD I also see:
> libs/program_options/CMakeLists.txt
> Now, cmake is clearly build system, so that file is in violation of the
> above guideline. May I ask to either:
> 1. Have cmake folks to fix this?
> 2. Have the guideline adjusted, with associated moving of Jamfiles out of
> 'build' directory and removal of 'build' directories that become empty
> as result?
> The background is that I plan some work that might require adding Jamfiles
> for header-only libraries and clearly having Jamfiles in build subdir while
> having CMakeLists.txt one directory higher is gonna be mightly confusing.

Does anybody "authorized" to deal with library requirements have a comment
here? It does not seem reasonable for Troy and myself to discuss how we might
change, or not change, library requirements if we could.

- Volodya

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