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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Variant Builds and missing libraries
From: Fabio Fracassi (f.fracassi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-30 11:04:17

Michael Jackson schrieb:
> External build scripts and such could be a reasonable choice. The only
> thing I don't like about external scripts is that they are generally NOT
> cross-platform and you end up writing a script for windows and one for
> Unix.
> I'm happy to help the boost community implement what ever style we
> decide on in the end.

For simple tasks cmake can itself act as a (cross platform) script.
It suffices for creating build dirs, and calling the "real" cmake
build scripts.
(see FILE and EXECUTE_PROCESS commands)
Used carefully those don't create to much complexity and don't introduce
       additional dependencies.



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