[CMake] How to find versioned Boost libraries?

Philip Lowman philip at yhbt.com
Thu Feb 19 10:47:11 EST 2009

Try downloading CMake 2.6.3 RC (to use it's FindBoost) then call

set(Boost_DEBUG TRUE) before you call find_package(Boost...).  If it 
doesn't work, paste the output here and we can help figure out what's wrong.

...... Original Message .......
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:01:26 +0100 "Peter Simons" <simons at cryp.to> wrote:
>Pau Garcia i Quiles writes:
> > FindBoost.cmake from CMake 2.6.2 does not look for Boost 1.37.0 or
> > newer by default. Either you update to CMake CVS (or 2.6.3RC), or you
> > do this:
> >
> > SET( Boost_ADDITIONAL_VERSIONS 1.38 1.38.0 )
>I added that line to my CMakeLists.txt file, but it doesn't seem to make
>any difference: CMake still doesn't find the libraries. I'll try to
>figure out what exactly is going wrong.
>Take care
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