Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding 'CMakeLists.txt'
From: Paul Fultz II (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-19 18:01:00
On Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 3:43:01 PM UTC-5, Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
> Le 19/05/16 Ã 19:57, Paul Fultz II a Ã©crit :
> > On Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:46:28 AM UTC-5, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >> Of Belcourt, Kenneth
> >>> Sent: 19 May 2016 17:18
> >>> Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] Request for a "Policy Review" regarding
> >> 'CMakeLists.txt'
> >>> Iâd like to see the CMake files in the same locations as the Jamfiles
> >> we have a consistent layout for build and test across
> >>> Boost.
> >> +1
> >> (of course, keeping the existing bjam/b2 build system and the tireless
> >> team supporting it and the massive testing system, one of Boost's really
> >> impressive features).
> >> Paul
> >> PS We seem to be making incredibly heavy weather on this fairly minor
> >> matter!
> >> Making something 'standard' is generally good but if the location of
> >> stuff really proves inconvenient, we could change later without major
> > We are saying its inconvenient and we want it changed.
> But... are you asking for a change, or are you trying to enforcing it?
We are asking for a change to allow CMakeLists.txt at the top-level
of the individual library repo at the library author's discretion. We are
trying to force library authors to put a cmake there, that is up to the
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