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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost CMake support - Request for Comment
From: Alexander Grund (alexander.grund_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-15 07:10:20

>> Why do you think a potential Boost.CMake proposal cannot offer an
>> equivalent of check-target-builds that internally uses the checks
>> based on Boost.Config or Boost.Predef?
> I do not think what you propose. I am just pointing out that this
> feature, used extensively from config and/or predef for a number of
> Boost libraries, needs to have an equally easy CMake equivalent so
> that converting the library's build or test jamfile to CMake is fairly
> trivial.

Sorry, but WHY exactly do you need to have the checks from
Boost.Config/Predef in CMake? Do they exist in B2? In which form? Isn't
Boost.Config/Predef a set of headers defining macros for consumption in
source code?

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