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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-18 20:08:51

Edward Diener wrote:
> On 6/18/2017 3:05 PM, Louis Dionne via Boost wrote:
> > The proposal is to add to the Boost library guidelines the requirement
> > that a XYZConfig.cmake module be provided with the installation of any
> > Boost.XYZ library. This module would simply export the proper CMake
> > targets, which would solve the problem of integrating Boost with a
> > CMake-based build system and would remove the need for the custom
> > FindBoost support in CMake.
> Please give a specific example of what this XYZConfig.cmake module entails
> ? For a header-only library ? For a built library ? For running tests ?
> For creating documentation ? Along with some sort of decent explanation of
> what is going on in each situation.

Yes, I would also like to know. Please give your suggested guideline. What
should library authors be encouraged/required to actually do?

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