Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 14:08:56
On Tuesday, 17 May 2016 21:08:01 MSK Paul Fultz II wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11:33:38 AM UTC-5, Rene Rivera wrote:
> > On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 11:29 AM, Paul Fultz II <pfu..._at_[hidden]
> > > Cmake doesn't impose a layout, and that's the whole point. I clone hana
> > and
> > > then call `cmake hana` to build it using cmake. Imposing a layout such
> > as
> > > hiding it in some unknown directory just causes confusion.
> > As a not-cmake-user I don't know what you mean there. What commands do you
> > invoke, precisely?
> Something like this:
> git clone git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/hana.git
> mkdir build && cd build
> cmake ../hana/
And why is it a problem to type this instead:
> cmake --build .
> cmake --build . --target check
> cmake --build . --target install
> This builds, tests, and installs hana. There are various ways to accomplish
> this, but the first step is to point cmake to the hana directory.