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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-17 16:58:56

On 17/06/2017 17:51, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Niall Douglas wrote:
>> So tl;dr; I strongly recommend placing all cmake complexity into
>> runnable scripts which generate .cmake files to be include()d to
>> avoid boilerplate, and keep the CMakeLists.txt etc completely free of
>> any custom macros or functions.
> Niall, could you please show how an idiomatic CMakeLists.txt file
> should, in your opinion, look like, for a run-of-the-mill Boost
> library? Pick some existing library to illustrate the point, such as
> for example System, or SmartPtr, or even the simplest one, Assert. Or
> any other, if you prefer.


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