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Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] Pull request announcement
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-26 21:40:03

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 2018-09-26 05:30 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> > Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> >> > * 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...
> >
> > Isn't this a matter of you writing an appropriate Jamroot for standalone
> > use?
> Believe me, if I knew how to do it, I had done it already. I did discuss
> with Rene a few years ago.

I'm sure you would have; I'm just trying to determine the specific obstacle
we're facing. What do we need to add to Boost.Build?

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