Subject: Re: [boost] To modularize, or not to modularize. What is the plan?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-08 18:24:15
On 19-05-08 09:35:49, Rene Rivera via Boost wrote:
>On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 9:21 AM Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> > Sure.. Actually you wouldn't care what build system a particular library
>> > author used. As you could use whatever build system you prefer to both
>> > produce and consume the libraries.
>> I really don't understand how this is supposed to work. What do we put in
>> the repo, and how will this enable building a Boost library with whatever
>> build system?
>I'm not, James is though, saying we should do this.. just that it's
>possible. But one way to do it is to agree on an API for building, testing,
>etc. Such an API would be up for design. It could be we have bash/bat/etc,
>or it could be a single build system, or it could be a single package
>manager that supports the use case.
And, API to integrate documentation into the global book at boost.org
It could be as 'simple' as agreement on common format individual libraries produce.
It is submitted to boost.org, consumed by processors to aggregate or produce
single unified-looking documentation.
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