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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Documentation for Git and Modular Boost conversion
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-12 01:54:16

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

If I may, I'd like CMake support to become available eventually, and I
use it for my projects as well. So I don't have a problem if it's
required. OTOH, I don't use python (at least, directly).

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