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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Release 1.41.0.cmake0
From: troy d. straszheim (troy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-19 13:48:50
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> troy d. straszheim wrote:
>> Surya Kiran Gullapalli wrote:
>>>> I'll have a look. Meanwhile, could you try specifying the paths
>>> forwardslashes rather than backslashes?
>>> Thanks, It worked
>>> This behaviour is different from bjam.
>> I'm not too concerned with doing things exactly as bjam does them.
>> In the case of zlib/bzip2, we want to rely as much as possible on
>> cmake's built-in package-finding mechanisms:
>>> If ZLIB_INCLUDE_DIR is not defined and ZLIB_SOURCE is defined, bjam
>>> builds a zlib library automatically with boost prefix.
>> I don't follow you here. bjam automagically downloads and builds zlib?
>> My initial reaction is that I wouldn't want to emulate this.
> Per Boost.Iostream documenation, one can set ZLIB_SOURCE to a directory
> containing unpacked zlib source, and those will be compiled and included
> in the library.
That explains it. Thanks.