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Subject: Re: [boost] A retrospect on 'CMakeLists.txt' policy review
From: David Sankel (camior_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-01 10:34:11

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 11:11 PM, Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_[hidden]>

> On 1/06/2016 17:02, David Sankel wrote:
>> Here is my take away. No one is arguing that the current guidelines
>> disallow authors from placing a CMakeLists.txt in the root of their
>> library's directory. Some pointed out drawbacks of placing them there and
>> recommended 'build/' or 'CMake/' instead. Others saw value in having
>> CMakeLists.txt in the root directory, but felt these should be short
>> wrappers where the real work is done in the 'build/' directory.
> Minor nitpick: I think the recommendation was for "cmake/" rather than
> "CMake/"; this is more consistent with some existing CMake projects.

That's correct. Thanks for the clarification Gavin.

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