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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 08:41:46


On 05/17/2016 12:46 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Just to clarify, you are proposing that a library author may add
> CMakeLists.txt at
> the top level, while Jamfile is required to be in the 'build' subdirectory?
> I am strongly -1 about such an arrangement - it makes unofficial build
> system more
> prominently visible than the official one,

  I don't think that's a a big problem
for libraries, as the most visible
part of the build system is still the
superproject's Jamroot.

> and we already had the
> situation where
> Kitware folks were mentioning Boost as CMake user based on random
> unofficial branches.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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