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Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-21 20:22:00

On 07/21/17 22:30, Alain Miniussi wrote:
> On 21/07/2017 19:24, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
>> Actually, as a user I do care and not in favor of CMake because there
>> is always a possibility that Boost requires a newer CMake version that
>> is not available on my platform.
> We could embed the required CMake distribution in boost, compile it, and
> use it to build boost ?

There's the build dependencies of cmake on Ubuntu:

   libarchive-dev (>= 2.8.0),
   libcurl4-openssl-dev | libcurl-ssl-dev,
   procps [!hurd-any],
   qtbase5-dev <!stage1>,

(I've omitted the ones obviously required by Debian build scripts.)

Are you going to include those as well?

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