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Subject: Re: [boost] [CMake] what to do now?
From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-14 21:37:45

Rene wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 12:33 PM, Louis Dionne wrote:
> >
> > Don't overthink it. All I'm saying is that the Boost guidelines
> recommend
> > that
> > CMakeLists.txt should appear in $some_library/build/CMakeLists.txt,
> while I
> > argue that current practice is to put it in
> $some_library/CMakeLists.txt.
> >
> Just to be clear. It's not a recommendation. It's a requirement.

Is the eventual goal for individual Boost libraries to be consumed
individually from their git repositories, or only through a Boost

I think (unless I misunderstood his motivation) that Louis is optimizing for
the former, while the guidelines that are in place are to support the


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