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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Progress Report
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-07 10:27:31

On Nov 5, 2008, at 7:56 PM, Michael Jackson wrote:

> On Nov 4, 2008, at 2:21 PM, Michael Jackson wrote:
>> On Nov 4, 2008, at 2:11 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Michael Jackson
>>> <mike.jackson_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> I have been working hard on updating the CMake build system to
>>>> match the
>>>> Boost trunk repository. As it stands I have been able to compile
>>>> all the
>>>> libraries in static and dynamic multi-threaded debug modes. I can
>>>> get about
>>>> 50% of the regression test to compile.
>>> Thanks for the update!
>>> What kinds of problems are you running into with the 50% that aren't
>>> compiling? Anything serious?
>>> --Beman
>> Nothing serious at this point. It just takes time to compile, wait
>> for compile error (which is all about include paths at this point),
>> add the proper module dependency, re-run cmake, re-run make, wait
>> for compile error....
>> There have been some general bug fixes and enhancements to the core
>> Boost-CMake files which ate up some time. I did add the ability of
>> the graphviz output to have those libraries that are actually
>> compiled to have a colored node which makes it easier to see those
>> libraries in the dependency graph.
>> For those interested, here is the latest dependency graph (which
>> will change as soon as I do the next compile cycle most likely) but
>> gives you an idea of what boost is looking like.
>> <>
>> _________________________________________________________
>> Mike Jackson mike.jackson_at_[hidden]
> Just an update. I was finally able to get the regression tests to
> compile to 100%. What this means is that if the regression test
> involved creating an executable then that test was compiled but not
> yet actually executed. The regression tests that are currently being
> compiled were left over from the previous CMake files so some newer
> tests are obviously not included at this point. Also, I have not
> updated my svn working directory since sometime last week.
> I did actually try "make test" and I get into the exception
> regression tests and I get a hard failure which stops everything.
> The test that is failing is a test where a source file is actually
> attempted to be compiled and is failing. I believe I know the
> problem so I am going to dive into that next.
> Again, this is with a static-multi-threaded build only on OS X
> 10.5.5 with gcc (Xcode 3.1). I have yet to try this on windows. I
> Have VS express 2008 at my disposal to try sometime.
> _________________________________________________________
> Mike Jackson mike.jackson_at_[hidden]

I am making good progress updating the CMake build system. I have most
everything building and some of the regression tests passing. I pulled
the latest from the trunk last night and am doing a recompile at this
point so that I can do an svn commit later today with all the updated
and new cmake files.


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