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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.41] cmake references in getting started
From: troy d. straszheim (troy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-09 11:38:17

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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.

This was okayed in general (remove cmake from trunk/release, add notes
about boost.cmake's existence in various places) by the boost mods.
Take it up with them.


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