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Subject: Re: [boost] Announcement: Faber, a new build system based on bjam
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-03 00:02:27

Domen Vrankar wrote:

> > Since Faber is meant to be a cross platform build system and CMake is a
> > build system generator you could perhaps start by competing with other
> > build systems by attempting to integrate Faber into CMake as yet another
> > build system along side Makefiles, Ninja...

This makes no sense because Faber is an alternative to CMake. If you still
have to use CMake, there's no point in using Faber.

In other words, Faber competes with CMake, not with the CMake backends.
Faber is not a backend, it's a frontend.

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