Subject: Re: [boost] [1.41] cmake references in getting started
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-09 11:40:04
troy d. straszheim wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> 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.
That's what I'm doing here.