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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Boost CMake status?
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-03 09:44:39

On Dec 3, 2008, at 9:09 AM, troy d. straszheim wrote:

> Hey Joaquin,
>> Hi,
>> I've discovered that the libs at the trunk are populated by files
>> by the name CMakeLists.txt and module.cmake and I assume
>> these belong to the once annonced effort to create a build
>> infrastructure for Boost with CMake. I'd have several questions
>> in this regard:
>> 1. Is this effort active and supported?
> Yeah... its usable but in development.

I was updating the CMake files for a while but I have hit some road
blocks that are being discussed in other threads on this mailing list.

>> 2. If so, is it the responsibility of authors to update the
>> existing CMake-related files and/or create them when commiting
>> a new lib?
> I don't think anybody has any new responsibilities at this point,
> the cmake thing is under development. Of course everyone is
> invited to try it out, ask questions, give feedback.

The CMake build system should build at least the libraries with out
any issues. The regression tests get built but some are not passing
which is stopping the complete regression test suite from completing.
There is also a bug that prevents the unit test library from building
completely if you disable the building of static libraries. It was on
my list of things to fix..

>> 3. If so, are there any guidelines to do this?
> There are some docs here:
> -t

Mike Jackson mike.jackson_at_[hidden]
BlueQuartz Software
Principal Software Engineer Dayton, Ohio

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