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Subject: Re: [boost] Follow-up to the CMake follow-up
From: P F (pfultz2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-01 03:16:57

> On Jun 30, 2017, at 6:22 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Due to the strong interest in my previous follow-up, I'm following it up with a more complete implementation of the support required for CMake scenario #1, installing configuration files during "b2 install" such that subsequent "find_package" calls work (assuming a suitably set CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH).
> You can find it in branch "feature/install-cmake-config" in the superproject (boostorg/boost).
> In other words,
> git clone --recursive --depth 64 -b feature/install-cmake-config
> bootstrap
> b2 headers
> b2 install cmake//install variant=debug,release link=static,shared runtime-link=static,shared
> This doesn't yet support installation with more than one toolset, and I'm sure that some libraries don't work, but a simple test using Filesystem and ProgramOptions does.

That looks pretty awesome. A lot of bjam-fu I don’t understand. You should think about writing a tutorial on bjam.

Also, can it be ran by doing?

cd cmake
b2 cmake

I wonder what it would take to integrate it into the main install step.

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