Subject: Re: [boost] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 16:54:16
Paul Fultz II wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 1:19:24 PM UTC-5, Peter Dimov wrote:
> > Paul Fultz II wrote:
> > > Something like this:
> > >
> > > git clone git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/hana.git
> > > mkdir build && cd build
> > > cmake ../hana/
> > > cmake --build .
> > > cmake --build . --target check
> > > cmake --build . --target install
> > >
> > > This builds, tests, and installs hana.
> > I wonder how this workflow would look like if we assume Boost layout,
> > f.ex. from an extracted release tarball.
> It should be the same., if boost supports cmake. So, boost should provide
> a top-level cmake that calls add_subdirectory for each library that has a
> CMakeLists.txt file. However, this can be done later.
You're talking about building the whole Boost, and that's not what I meant.
I asked about the equivalent of the above, building, testing and installing
Hana, but from the directory structure of a Boost distribution.
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