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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-06-03 15:15:36

Paul A Bristow wrote:
> Assuming that installing/updating Cmake is easy, I would suggest that we fix
> the Cmake requirement at the most recent version of CMake released at the
> time of the Boost release date.
> Including instructions on how to update CMake for popular platforms in the
> Boost 'how-to-install'
> instructions would be really helpful - and fend off moaners.

Unfortunately, Boost is widely used on unpopular platforms where acquiring
the latest CMake might not be as easy (e.g. non-x86, non-Linux UNIX.)

Although as Alexander pointed out, using CMake is "optional" at this point
because there's always b2, so we might be able to get away with it.

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