Making FindBoost prefer Boost_ROOT

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Thu Mar 27 17:37:55 GMT 2008

On 27.03.08 12:01:31, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>> On 26.03.08 18:32:26, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>> Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>>>> On Thursday 27 March 2008, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>>>>> Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>>>>> Besides I'd rather not pollute CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH with
>>>>> random packages' stuff when I can use Boost_ROOT instead. (Shouldn't
>>>>> that be upper-case?)
>>>> I don't think introducing an environment variable for every package 
>>>> is a good idea.
>>> Why not? We have QTDIR, KDEDIR,
>> No we don't.
> Ok, so maybe I just have them to deal with all the setting of PATH,  
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH, etc I have to do, then :-). But I still prefer writing  
> my environment-setup scripts that way; plus it's nice to be able to do  
> things like 'ls $QTDIR/include'.

/me too, I just wanted to clarify that both variables are not used by Qt
and KDE anymore (as I said I'm not 100% sure about KDEDIR).


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