Subject: Re: [boost] CMake - one more time
From: Paul Fultz II (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-23 19:12:40
> On Apr 23, 2016, at 5:56 PM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Paul Fultz II wrote:
>> The fact I need to download entire boost to build and test hana using bjam seems like it doesnt scale at all.
> You don't need the entire Boost to test Hana with Boost.Build. There is no easy way at present to get just the subset you would need, or even determine what that subset is, but this is not a limitation of Boost.Build or of the current Boost structure. The modules are optional. The main test script does include everything but it should be easy to fix it to walk the tree instead. The main build script has already been made intelligent enough to build what's there and not build what isnt.
Yes, its capable. My point being that boost move in the direction of being able to be built and distributed in modules(perhaps using bpm) instead of putting everything in a superproject.
> To fully test Hana, by the way, you do need a number of other Boost libraries, mostly because of the ext/ directory. Or so Boostdep informs me.
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