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From: Doug Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-02 16:51:39

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> What is the status of using CMake to run regression tests?
> What is the status of using CMake to run developers local tests?

Troy's the master here :)

> Until CMake is ready to take over both of those tasks, I don't want to see
> it merged into trunk. It will just cause confusion.
> I'm very concerned that Rene and I will have the CMake stuff dumped on us
> long before it is ready to take over from Boost.Build. If it isn't in trunk,
> then that won't happen. But if it is in trunk then there will be pressure to
> use it, even if not ready for prime time.

Boost.Build version 2 was in the trunk for literally years before we
made the switch, and I don't recall that it caused all that much
confusion. Having CMake in the trunk brings us real benefits, and of
course it will be clearly marked "experimental" or "in-progress".

  - Doug

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