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Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] Pull request announcement
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-26 21:25:18

On 2018-09-26 05:16 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:

> Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> I do not want to install the library (the one I'm working on), at
>> least not while I'm developing it. What I'm asking is to be able to
>> *build* (read: develop) it stand-alone.
> OK... but in this case, who are you asking for support? What do you
> want done?

As I replied earlier:

> Personally I'd go as far as suggesting that it be a requirement for
> any new build tool proposal that individual projects be compilable
> (and installable) individually.


> * allow an individual project to be built against prerequisite boost
> libraries that are pre-installed on the system (no matter whether that
> installation was done manually or using some system package
> management, as is common on Linux).

which as of now isn't supported by B2 (but easily could, as Rene points
out), and which I'd like to request from any alternative build tool that
offers support for building Boost.


       ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

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