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Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] Pull request announcement
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-17 13:00:48

On Mon, Sep 17, 2018, 7:33 AM Alexander Grund <alexander.grund_at_[hidden]>

> Yes this is not as straight forward as it could be, but neither is the
>> way in bjam: You need to call some macro/function/... and that does the
>> magic.
> Ha?
> ===
> compile-fail my_test.cpp ;
> ===
> And compile-fail is a function, right?
> Same for CMake: `add_failing_compile_test(my_test.cpp)` (change the name
> to your liking) and that needs to be implemented. Probably 2-fold: One
> general, boost-wide version and 1 per library which e.g. automatically
> links against that library.

Yes, and it's built-in to b2. Something which the cmake/test developers are
seemingly unwilling to add. Which was the original point of this thread


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