From: Deniz Bahadir (deniz.bahadir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-06-03 16:07:48
Am 03.06.21 um 17:53 schrieb Mike via Boost:
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 03. Juni 2021 um 16:06 Uhr
>> Von: "Deniz Bahadir via Boost" <boost_at_[hidden]>
>> I totally support what Mike just wrote.
>> I would just choose the latest available CMake version (3.20) as the
>> starting point and see how it goes from there.
> Just to be clear, I said I'd pick a relatively high version (e.g. 3.13 or 3.15).
> I did not recommend to pick the latest version (3.20 / 3.21?).
That is true. That is my personal recommendation.
And it is due to the fact that I do not see a good reason for Boost
needing to support old versions for a new and optional feature.
I dot not know exactly, what bugs were fixed and what new features were
introduced in CMake between 3.13 and 3.20.
I know of some, because that were problems for the project I was working
on until I was able to fix these in CMake. So for me personally, CMake
3.20 is a minimum requirement.
Then of course, some of these changes have to do with packaging / CPack
which probably is no big concern for Boost (yet).
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