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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Analysis of the current CMake system
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-15 09:30:56

on Wed Jan 14 2009, "troy d. straszheim" <> wrote:

> Hi Brad,
> There is a lot to discuss here. I'll go back later and make specific comments. It'd
> be great to talk in person at boostcon, (boostcon rocks, by the way.)
> I understand/agree with a lot of your points (especially bulkiness, and the need to
> reduce the number of toplevel targets), in most cases because I've learned more about
> cmake since I implemented what is currently on the boost trunk.
> Brad King wrote:
>> [snip]
>> In summary, I'd like to help you folks address these issues. Some of
>> the work will be in Boost's CMake code and some in CMake itself. The
>> work will benefit both projects. We can arrange to meet at BoostCon,
>> but we can probably get alot of discussion done on this list before
>> then. BTW, can anyone suggest a preferred format for a BoostCon
>> session from the boost-cmake-devs' point of view?
> I don't personally see a formal presentation to boost-cmake devs as being useful,
> there just aren't enough of us (last I checked there were three).

Who are you counting? I don't think I've done anything substantial with
Boost-CMake but would still be *very* interested in such a talk.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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