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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Sam Kellett (samkellett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 11:07:05

On 17 May 2016 at 16:05, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I think whatever outcome of this discussion is, it should put all build
> systems in the same
> conditions. If the guideline is to put everything build-related into the
> build subdirectory
> then this should concern every build system a library happens to use,
> including
> Boost.Build, CMake, Makefiles, IDE projects and whatnot. If it's the
> library root then,
> again, all build system files should be there.
> Personally, I don't like having lots of files in the root directory, so I
> slightly favor the
> current convention. I understand that it is not the typical setup for
> CMake, but it really
> isn't such a big deal as some in this discussion are trying to put it. I
> should say that many
> opensource projects practice a separate directory for build-related stuff
> and it doesn't
> hurt anyone (quite the contrary, I'd say).

which ones?

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