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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Documentation for Git and Modular Boost conversion
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-12 01:43:48

On 11.12.2012 17:13, Jürgen Hunold wrote:> Hi,
> On Tuesday, 11. December 2012 13:33:41 Daniel Pfeifer wrote:
>> 2012/12/11 Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]>
>>> 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
>> script.
> Steven Watanabe has already mailed a patch to this standalon in the existing
> Boost.Build system. I just can't find the mail at the moment and the patch does
> not apply any more. Maybe Volodya can take a look at it?

FWIW, I am OK with requiring Python for building Boost. In particular, because I will
be able to say 'look, we require Python already' when discussing Boost.Build/Python
in future.

But I'd be happy to help with pure Boost.Build solution as well - but I can't find
email either.

- Volodya

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