Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-20 08:19:51
On 19 June 2017 at 22:38, paul via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Actually, you might be interested in this cmake file:
> You can drop this in the top-level boost directroy and rename it to
> 'CMakeLists.txt', and it will under-the-hood generate a user-config.jam
> with the setting from the cmake toolchain, and then build boost using this
> user-config.jam file.
It looks like this a number of caveats:
* It doesn't import any of the targets generated by the boost project.
Ideally they should be imported along with their usage requirements.
* It doesn't deal with the dependencies of Boost libraries, be it where to
find libc and libstdc++ (important when cross-compiling) or libz, python
* It doesn't deal properly with compilation and link flags, though it