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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost CMake support - Request for Comment
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-09 00:40:34

On 10/8/2018 6:46 PM, Richard via Boost wrote:
> In article <ppge4m$2d5$1_at_[hidden]>,
> Edward Diener via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Boost Build has a feature which allows the programmer to test at build
>> time what C++ features are supported for a particular compiler
>> implementation and compile parameters, and change the build internally
>> on-the-fly accordingly. I do not know if any Boost non-header only
>> library uses this feature but if one does it will be difficult
>> translating this to CMake terms, if such a similar feature exists in CMake.
> CMake has supported this for years, it is not a blocking issue.

Good ! Then I am sure you will be glad to be nominated as the person who
converts all instances of the Boost Build use of this feature, in any
Boost library which uses it, to the exact equivalent in CMake. It is
great to know that you have volunteered to do this for Boost !

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