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Subject: Re: [boost] CMake, modular Boost, and other stories
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-23 19:38:17

On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:41 AM Peter Dimov via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> It's been quiet lately, so it must be time for another CMake discussion.

It's not just a CMake discussion you are attempting. You are just using
CMake as the hand-grenade ;-)

> I'm having second thoughts though. It looks to me that Brad is right, and
> that the various library configuration files should be implementation
> details of a single Boost package (in the CMake sense) and not be
> user-visible. That is, only support
> find_package(Boost COMPONENTS filesystem)
> and drop
> find_package(boost_filesystem)
> Thoughts?

I disagree. In my ideal world the "Boost" package wouldn't exist at all and
you would only install/use/find the individual Boost libraries. Anything
else is either living in the past or a convenient transitional method.

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