Subject: Re: [boost] [boostorg/python] Building against multiple python implementations broken on 1.70 (#262)
From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-15 00:39:39
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 2019-04-14 7:50 p.m., Peter Dimov wrote:
> > I'll need to look into this. Apparently, |FindBoost.cmake| solves this
> > by forcing the user to specify the version in |find_package(Boost
> > COMPONENTS python27)|, but the CMake configuration files installed by
> > 1.70 only take |find_package(Boost COMPONENTS python)|, so multiple
> > versions installed at the same time are a problem.
> > In the meantime, you can add |--no-cmake-config| to your |b2 install|
> > command line to skip the installation of CMake configuration files,
> > which ought to give you the 1.69 behavior back.
> This is *exactly* the kind of situation I was afraid of when I argued
> strongly against adding CMake support to my own projects: Before I had to
> deal with B2 issues that I had difficulties resolving myself. Now I have
> to deal with B2 *and* CMake issues, being even more dependent on others.
It's even worse than that. _I_ have to deal with them.
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