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Subject: Re: [boost] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-18 20:38:04

On 18 July 2017 at 21:54, Artyom Beilis via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Jon Kalb via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Therefore, we, the Steering Committee, announce to the Boost community our desire and intent to move Boost’s build system to CMake for users and developers alike.
> Thank You!
> Finally we will have documented, maintained, human readable and
> feature rich build system!
> It is so good as I have numerous issues lagging in tickets bug reports
> for Boost.Locale that it is almost impossible to fix due to total lack
> of support of basic stuff like built in libraries dependencies
> search/configuration.
> Once Again Thank You.

I second Artyom's.

There are numerous issues dangling around Boost.GIL related to IO,
and build configuration that can easily pick up user-installed
zlib, libpng, libjpeg is on demand.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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