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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 09:01:27

On 17/05/2016 15:41, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> 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.

It is still a problem when somebody looks at sources of a particular library,
say on GitHub.

Vladimir Prus

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