Boost Interest :
From: Niels Dekker - mail address until 2008-12-31 (nd_mail_address_valid_until_2008-12-31_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-18 04:14:40
troy d. straszheim wrote:
> Repost of a snippet of Doug Gregor's original announcement of this list
> and call for volunteers:
>> A small group of volunteers has been working on a new build system for
>> Boost based on CMake, a cross-platform, open-source build system. We
>> have reached the point where our core build system has become
>> relatively stable, and we are requesting volunteers to help us improve
>> the build system further by improving the documentation, implementing
>> new features, porting the system to other platforms, etc. We are most
>> interested in volunteers who are:
>> * Willing to learn the CMake build system and the Boost-specific
>> macros we have built for CMake
>> * Interested in the technical challenges of building, testing, and
>> deploying Boost
>> * Able to test on a variety of platforms and compilers
>> * Willing to write as much documentation as code (or more!)
>> * Unwilling to participate in build-system flame wars
>> Anyone interested in joining this effort should read about CMake and
>> our CMake-based build system for Boost (links below), then join the
>> Boost-CMake mailing list (also below).
Sorry I haven't yet contributed... I only just started reading the
book, Mastering CMake, which I borrowed from a collegue.
http://www.kitware.com/products/CMakeBook.html A very nice book!
I'll be back...
-- Niels Dekker http://www.xs4all.nl/~nd/dekkerware Scientific programmer at LKEB, Leiden University Medical Center