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Subject: Re: [boost] [boostorg/python] Building against multiple python implementations broken on 1.70 (#262)
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-15 00:43:30

On 2019-04-14 8:39 p.m., Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> 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.

Right. So what's your suggestion / conclusion for to resolve this ?


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