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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Thijs (M.A.) van den Berg (thijs_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 11:57:01

> On 17 May 2016, at 17:35, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 17 May 2016 18:24:36 MSK Sam Kellett wrote:
>>> On 17 May 2016 at 16:05, Andrey Semashev
>> <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> 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?
> From the ones I have locally: TBB, openh264, webrtc, libvpx,
> libresiprocate. Well, ok, some of them have a configure script or a
> single Makefile at the root directory, but most of the build stuff is put in
> a subdirectory.

The way I use CMake and see other use it is indeed to have a single CMakeFiles.txt config file in the root, and then do "out of source" building.

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