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Subject: Re: [boost] To modularize, or not to modularize. What is the plan?
From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-09 12:43:30

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.
> 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.

I can't help but notice the similarity with CMake here. It also seems to
have started with this goal - to provide a "portable" project description so
that one could then use one's preferred build system, after cmake -G "My
Preferred Build System". Didn't quite turn out that way though.

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