Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Alain Miniussi (Alain.Miniussi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-21 20:57:43
On 21/07/2017 22:22, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> 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?
I don't remember having to install anything when building cmake from
source in years (including 3.9.0 right now), either on my machines or
the ones I had no admin right. So I don't expect that to be an issue.
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