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Subject: Re: [boost] Let's stop distributing binaries
From: James E. King III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-30 11:47:53

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 6:47 PM Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Richard wrote:
> > the sooner we move to replacing bjam/jam/whatever with CMake, the sooner
> > all this build suffering ends.
> Right. CMake can't even build for the static runtime. Plus it won't help
> at
> all with the problems we're discussing here.
CMake can be taught to link against the static MSVC runtime. It isn't
built-in, but there
is a well known and accepted solution to the issue. I'm not suggesting
that it is an
awesome solution but I have used it more than once and it is sufficient:

- Jim

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