The State of Package Management in C++

By Mathieu Ropert

Package management was considered one of the hottest and crucial topics in the last 2 years. In 2017, Bjarne Stroustrup himself said this was a something we needed to solve to keep students interested in C++.

Where do we stand today, in 2019? Join me for a tour of the topic, including:

  • A look at which tools we currently have, with a focus on Conan and VCPKG

  • What challenges we still have to overcome

  • How you can make your software easier to package and reuse