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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Documentation for Git and Modular Boost conversion
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-11 07:33:41

2012/12/11 Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> On 08.12.2012 20:03, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> On 12/7/2012 11:44 AM, Oliver Kowalke wrote:
>> Do I have to clone an additional submodule (which is not mentioned in the
>>>> docu)?
>>> Beman's docs appear to lack instructions for how to clone the
>>> super-project and initialize the sub-modules. That would be a nice
>>> addition. I don't know the steps and can't find them ATM, but I know
>>> it's documented *somewhere*. Beman?
>> Just added:**boost/wiki/TryModBoost>
>> The original instructions were buried in a C++Now presentation slide.
> Uhm, so why is CMake now a requirement, and what are the plans for lifting
> said requirement?

I wrote the script in CMake, because that way it was easiest for me.
If someone implements the same functionality in Python, we can replace the

I realize that requiring CMake is ingenious plan to further say 'look, we
> require CMake already',
> but that sounds like a dubious approach.

Never attribute to malice...

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