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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.41] cmake references in getting started
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-09 04:41:28

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Hi,
> I went to fix a broken URL in getting started, and noticed that it now
> has references to CMake.
> I have a couple of questions:
> 1. Why is that reference made inside "Easy Build and Install" section,
> which was specifically writen by myself to describe the brand new
> "bootstrap + bjam" procedure?
> 2. Why is getting started including reference for experimental build
> system at all?
> The commit that added this is:
> r56947 | troy | 2009-10-17 07:33:43 +0400 (Sat, 17 Oct 2009) | 5 lines
> Replacement for boost.cmake on trunk and release: notices that it
> exists in the getting started guide.
> and I don't think the change was discussed.

Oh wait, it's more interesting than that. There's also CMake reference
right in index.rst. It surely seems to me that talking about "Alternative method"
before the "Official method" is even mentioned, much less explained, is
outright wrong.

- Volodya

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