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Subject: Re: [boost] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-18 21:23:49

On 18/07/2017 21:28, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:

> In that case why not have said that Boost libraries and tools will be
> supporting CMake, which I think is fair enough given the wish to form a
> consensus, but that Boost Build will continue to be developed/supported
> for those libraries and tools that still want to rely on it as an
> alternative. Given that we have people like Rene, Steven, and Thorsten,
> among others, who still work to improve Boost Build, I see such a
> decision to give up Boost Build entirely for CMake, before we even know
> if we can actually duplicate all the functionality which Boost Build
> provides in CMake, as a bad decision.

+1. I think the first step is to make Boost buildable with CMake while
maintaining Boost.Build. After we have enough experience, we can decide
to maintain both or drop one of them.


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