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Subject: Re: [boost] Modularized CMake-able Boost
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-27 16:38:34

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 3) Ryppl: this project had (2) as a sub-goal, but added a top-level tool
> that took meta-data about project dependencies (in git repositories),
> downloaded, built, installed, and tested everything. It was to be based
> on git, CMake, and python packaging support. We got it to the point
> where it could download, build, install and uninstall packages and
> resolve some simple dependencies. It got hung up on resolving more
> complicated dependencies, which is hard problem in the general case.
> It's doable, but in the end, we just didn't have enough free time.

I still intend to produce useful results on this front in the next 120 days.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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