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Subject: Re: [boost] [beast] Request for Discussion
From: Oswin Krause (Oswin.Krause_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-03 02:24:43

>> to install the header files into the final location of the boost
>> libraries
> If you follow the Boost directory structure your header files are in
> the right place as soon as you unzip your library beneath the Boost
> libs subdirectory. Afterward running 'b2 headers' from the Boost
> top-level directory creates the links to your header files under the
> Boost boost subdirectory. There is absolutely no need for anything
> else for a header-only library, nor is there a need to make things
> more complicated than they need to be. Of course if you are not going
> to follow the Boost directory structure you will make things
> needlessly complicated.
Does it matter what bjam would correctly be doing when "cmake install"
would not move your library to the final ${prefix}/include/*? I would
find it confusing having a library that supposedly "builds" with cmake
as well as bjam but does only install with one of them.

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