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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Boost-CMake with recent changes from upstream
From: Denis Arnaud (denis.arnaud_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-17 14:32:20

2010/8/17 Michael Jackson <mike.jackson_at_[hidden]>

> So I saw the announcement that Boost 1.44.0 had been released. I took a
> look
> around and noticed that the following:
> mmits/1.44.0-denis<>
> is a clone that is keeping up with the latest releases and HEAD from
> Boost-SVN.

You do have sharp eyes :)
Indeed, now, the only difference between the newly released Boost-1.44.0
version and that Gitorious-hosted Git branch is made of the "CMake

> There are some small issues still with using the boost-cmake installation
> with it's default settings and CMake's own "FindBoost.cmake" file.

You are right. For instance, in Fedora, Boost own support for CMake is no
longer shipped with the Boost RPM package, as it hindered some other
software components to build correctly:

> 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.

Do not hesitate to send me a patch, or to request a merge (
after having cloned my Gitorious repository (>

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.

If you give me your Gitorious username, I can add you as an administrator of
my Git repository. Also, if you have better ideas for the Gitorious
repository organisation, names or management, do not hesitate: I would be
happy to derive from any other Git repository you deem relevant.




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