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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] GGL review starts today, November 5th
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-14 17:11:10

Thomas Klimpel wrote:
> Hi,
> In order to be able to step through the examples and tests with the
> VC debugger, I created CMakeLists.txt files for both. There were .sln
> files there, but they don't seem to work with VC9express.

I found that it may behave awkward sometimes, but it's non-GGL issue.
The .sln files sometimes are tricky, so it's better to try to open
.vcproj files. However, do not double-click on them but try to open
from IDE (File -> Open).

> I initially also planned to test the interactions and comparisons
> with the other libs, but I gave up when I had to build soci and was
> presented with a .sln file not working with VC9express again.

This may be inconvenient, indeed. Unfortunately, there is no other
way to present interaction with 3rd-party libraries than require their

(as a side note, I'm working on CMake configuration for SOCI and new
release including more friendly build configuration is on its way,
so, stay tuned :-))

> One of the files should be placed in lib/ggl/example, the other
> should be placed in lib/ggl/test. In cmake, you will most probably
> have to adjust the BOOST_ROOT_DIR to point to your boost
> installation.

Thank you for the CMake files. As a fan of CMake, I have it on my todo
list to configure GGL tests and examples for CMake, so your
contribution is definitely helpful.

> The tests "strategies/segment_intersection.cpp" and
> "multi/algorithms/multi_centroid1.cpp" fail to build, but this is no
> surprise since they are also excluded in the corresponding jamfiles.

Yes, they are excluded. This test needs some work.

> I tested the CMakeLists.txt files with VC9express and gcc-4.3.4 under
> cygwin.


Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,

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