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Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-22 10:41:16

Tim Blechmann wrote:

> fwiw, cmake and b2 have different architecture as one is a build system
> the other is a generator for build systems.

I wonder how many of the people who repeat this mantra understand either
Boost.Build or CMake.

CMake does not generate build _systems_, it generates build _scripts_. So
does, incidentally, Boost.Build, which is a major reason why it's so hard to

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