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Boost headers, again


There are unnecessary difficulties with the way we are asking developers and builders to provide the Boost headers:

1) The CMake find boost script seems to want all the compiled stuff, even though we only need the headers.

2) The installation is cumbersome on some platforms, and varied, making it difficult to provide a cohesive set of instructions.

My suggestion after reviewing the Boost Software License, found here:


is that we simply include the headers that we need in the Kicad tree, and I want to put them in include/boost

I volunteer to do this and clean up the entire boost mess during the next two weeks if there are no objections.

I plan on putting the headers we need in include/boost along with the Boost Software License.

In the end, folks just wishing to compile the system, will not even know that boost is being used.


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