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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-02 12:51:15

At 10:22 AM 10/2/2000 -0400, Daryle Walker wrote:

>Wow! It's pretty big, almost 2.5 times the size (and file count) of
>I guess that from the adding of two libraries that were individually near
>the size of previous Boost versions.
>I noticed that some of the regex stuff still had makefiles and shell
>with them. Are they needed; couldn't the compiler's default (CLI app)
>settings and the Boost configuration macros be sufficient? Remember that
>the make files don't cover all environments, and that make files in
>(or at least UNIX/DOS ones) aren't convenient to certain environments.

The long range plan is to move to ScCons. Boost will be one of the beta
testers. But even if they stick to their schedule, that won't be until
first quarter next year.


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