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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Boost-CMake with recent changes from upstream
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-17 11:23:54

So I saw the announcement that Boost 1.44.0 had been released. I took a look
around and noticed that the following:

Is a clone that is keeping up with the latest releases and HEAD from

There are some small issues still with using the boost-cmake installation
with it's default settings and CMake's own "FindBoost.cmake" file.
Work-arounds are easy (Matter of setting some CMake variables correctly) and
I have asked on the CMake mailing list to see if some additions to the
FindBoost.cmake file can be added to the next release of CMake in order to
make a default build of boost-cmake work better with CMake itself.

Thanks Denis for keeping up with the upstream builds of Boost-svn.

Mike Jackson

PS: Troy, if you are listening, could you please add some others as
administrators to the gitorious/boost project so we can keep the
distributions in a single place? Thanks.

On 5/3/10 9:36 AM, in article C80449A5.ECFC%mike.jackson_at_[hidden],
"Michael Jackson" wrote:

> On 4/28/10 10:48 AM, in article
> 201004281048.07303.marcus.hanwell_at_[hidden],
> "Marcus D. Hanwell" wrote:
>> On Wednesday 28 April 2010 06:07:56 Isidor Zeuner wrote:
>>>> Seconded. If I find fixes, I will try to send patches.
>>> Great! Patches and other feedback are always welcome.
>> I am also using the Boost CMake build system in a project, and have thus far
>> been using 1.41.0, but welcome the chance to use an updated version. I will
>> certainly contribute patches/feedback when I can. Thanks for doing this, my
>> initial test using GCC 4.5 on 64 bit Linux built without any problems.
>> Thanks,
>> Marcus
> I would say that Troy may be really busy and unable to get everything
> updated. If someone from the community wants to put the time into getting
> all the upstream patches put into a new Boost-CMake release then that would
> be great. Cloning from Gitorious is quite easy. Just point to another repo
> to get the newer boost. I don't think the Boost-CMake was ever "Officially"
> supported by the Boost devs but more "put up with".
> Mike Jackson.

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