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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Build/make tools] My strong interest in some 'boost-config' script...
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-11 18:06:05

François Mauger wrote:

> CPPFLAGS+=$(shell gsl-config --cflags)
> LDFLAGS+=$(shell gsl-config --libs)
> Up to now and AFAIK it seems Boost does not provide such script that
> could be generated at build stage for any Unix-like system. Of
> course, I wrote my own script for my own usage (and for people who
> work with me). But at the end, I think it would be better to use an
> `official' tool. For my experience, it is also a strong argument to
> convince newbies to use Boost on top of standard C++, because it comes
> in some rather transparent way.
> So I have a few questions:
> - Is there such a script hidden in the Boost source tree?
> - If not, is there any plan to provide one?

Yes, probably for next release.

- Volodya

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