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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-19 06:20:48

Le 17/06/2017 à 01:44, David Sankel via Boost a écrit :
> Howdy all,
> This is a request for comments on a possible path for migrating Boost's
> build
> system to CMake. I am not speaking for the Boost Program Committee here,
> but I
> plan on bringing this up with them after getting feedback.
> <snip>
> I see this progressing with several milestones.
> 1. Release of a CMake-buildable Boost and the CMake conventions. In this
> stage
> each Boost library can be built in isolation or with the entire
> distribution
> and all the 'FindBoost' functionality mentioned above would be
> incorporated.
> 2. The unit tests for all Boost libraries are incorporated into CTest (the
> CMake unit test orchestration tools).
> 3. The Boost infrastructure is modified to use CTest for unit testing.
> 4. Unit testing functionality is removed from Boost.Build.
> 5. Boost.Build is removed.
What will be wrong supporting two build systems, at least for a while?


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