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Subject: Re: [boost] Switch to CMake -- Analysis
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-22 23:36:46

>> 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_.

generated project files are a bit more than *build scripts*, as
integration into IDEs like msvc, xcode or qtcreator provide a UX similar
to native project files (debuggers / profilers / static analysis etc).

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