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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Want to help but need to prioritize TODO list
From: Doug Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-31 12:05:14

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 12:01 PM, Michael Jackson
<mike.jackson_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2008, at 11:32 AM, Doug Gregor wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> That argues for merging into the trunk sooner rather than later. OTOH, if
>>> there isn't any new build system documentation and/or the new build
>>> system
>>> is unstable, then merging will cause frustration and start things off on
>>> the
>>> wrong foot.
>> The documentation is decent already, although it could always be
>> better. I think so long as we add big warnings that say "this isn't
>> ready yet!" to the documentation, main CMakeLists.txt files, and as
>> part of the CMake configuration output, we'll be fine.
>> - Doug
> It has been a while since I looked at the "Getting started with CMake and
> Boost" documentation but I would definitely make sure something clear and
> concise is written up so that those developers coming over from bjam will
> have a comfortable place to start. The last thing I want it a bad experience
> from new Boost/CMake users.


> I am part way through getting the testing to build correctly on OS X (My
> primary machine) at the moment. Dave A. talked about giving me write access
> to the svn repository to commit my changes that I have been doing, not sure
> how that works so I'll let the boost folks discuss that. I have zip up the
> cmake related files and post/send those so you can see where I am at.

I've sent you an invitation that will give you write access to the
Boost Subversion repository. Thanks for helping out with Boost-CMake!

  - Doug

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