Just for the sake of completeness, upstream Boost are considering migrating to Git (that should not impact Fedora) and to CMake, thanks to the Boost Modularization project, which is part of the Ryppl initiative.
- "Boost Modularization: did we get it right?" thread on the Boost mailing list, started in May 2012
- "Choosing a build system" on the Boost mailing list, also started in May 2012
- Boost Modularization introduction
- Ryppl development forum
- Ryppl 0.8 release discussion