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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-19 00:47:23

On 18/06/2017 21:24, Glen Fernandes via Boost wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Edward Diener via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 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.
> +1. I'm interested in the [typical] Boost header-only library case:
> - The CMakeLists.txt for building its tests
> - The .cmake file for locating the library
> - The consumption of the library in a user's CMakeLists
> I have a guess ( based on my fairly basic usage of CMake) that at
> least #3 there should be simple (i.e. would it involve more than
> adding to include_directories or target_include_directories?).

I have a patchset for Boost 1.64 in motion implementing a bare minimum
viable cmake 3. No custom macros nor functions. It's out for review off
list right now, but it will include an example of header only library.


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