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Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Thomas Heller (thom.heller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-21 15:00:32

Am 21.07.2017 4:55 nachm. schrieb "paul" <pfultz2_at_[hidden]>:

On Fri, 2017-07-21 at 16:21 +0200, Thomas Heller via Boost wrote:
> All in all, I am pretty confident that a disruptive switch will hurt
> Boost more than it brings benefit. This already happened. To come to an
> end and summarize: Provide proper CMake integration, such that Boost is
> consumable by those (while you are at it, don't forget meson, bazel and
> pkg-config).

pkg-config is build-indenpendent so can be consumed by meson and bazel.

It's also consumable by cmake. Doesn't propagate build properties though.
Only plain and simple strings on how to invoke the compiler/linker.
Anything else is not the default behavior.

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