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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Want to help but need to prioritize TODO list
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-31 17:54:50

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

So should I be committing what I have to the trunk. I can put some
cmake code in the top level CMakeLists.txt file that will abort the
cmake run unless a developer manually edits the CMakeList.txt with an
explanation that the cmake build system is unstable and should not be
used yet. Would that satisfy everyone?


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