[CMake] Making FindBoost prefer Boost_ROOT

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Fri Mar 28 09:44:44 UTC 2008

On 27.03.08 18:01:47, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Andreas Pakulat wrote:
>> However, looking at the fact that cmake itself uses all-upper-case for
>> variables that can be specified on the commandline I'm going to  change
>> these 3 too (there's also _INCLUDEDIR and _LIBRARYDIR)
> Ok, makes sense. Actually if they are inputs, uppercase probably makes  
> sense. Same-as-the-module case should of course be used for variables  
> that are meant for consumption by the CMakeLists.txt that called  
> findpackage(Boost), but I think _ROOT and friends are not in this 
> category?

Exactly, those are all inputs to find_package.

>> :) Hope it won't be too many. If you want to further push for having
>> FindBoost.cmake in kdelibs I'd really appreciate it if that would be the
>> one from kdevplatform as AFAIK thats the only one supporting searching
>> for various boost libraries which KDevplatform needs to have.
> AFAIK the one in kdevplatform is the only one in KDE's svn. I have  
> others (which I now made symlinks to the kdevplatform one), because the  
> one with my cmake, which those modules apparently use, is insufficient  
> for me.

I thought kdepimlibs have their own...

> If that won't be a maintenance issue for kdevelop, I'll probably plan to  
> do it next week if no one has objected.

Not sure what you mean with that, moving this to kdelibs is not a
problem for us.


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