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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Analysis of the current CMake system
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-15 09:37:10

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 9:30 AM, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

Likewise. And I am sure there will be other BoostCon attendees who
aren't reading this list who will also be very interested.


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