Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for moving Boost to CMake
From: P F (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-20 08:32:16
> On Jun 20, 2017, at 3:19 AM, Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 19 June 2017 at 22:38, paul via Boost <boost_at_[hidden] <mailto:boost_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> Actually, you might be interested in this cmake file:
> https://github.com/pfultz2/cget/blob/master/cget/cmake/boost.cmake <https://github.com/pfultz2/cget/blob/master/cget/cmake/boost.cmake>
> 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 file
> 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.
Nope, it only installs what boost gives you already.
> * 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 and ICU.
> * It doesn't deal properly with compilation and link flags, though it tries to
Nope, but PRs are welcomed :)