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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [CMake] FindBoost: find both win32 and x64 static libs
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-20 12:04:23

At Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:50:58 -0500,
Michael Jackson wrote:
> >> and go from there. This is what the Boost project seems to advocate
> >> and it would be best if CMake could honor that as much as possible.
> >
> > We don't advocate that. The closest thing we have to a philosophy is
> > that it should be possible to build and use Boost without cluttering
> > your environment with boost-specific variable settings.
> Is there a registry setting?

Not as far as I know.

> Some executable that always gets installed?


> Qt has qmake which CMake keys off of to find everything. The cmake
> user just sets the path to the qmake executable and then cmake can
> find everything from there. What would be the equivalent for boost?
> Any suggestions are good at this point.

Different packagers do things differently; they even divide up the
parts of Boost that can be installed differently, IIUC.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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