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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-18 21:05:33

At 04:07 PM 2/16/2001 -0700, Dan Nuffer wrote:

>Of course. RPM is not a build system. It's a packaging/installation

Hum... The "Maximum RPM" books goes into builds in some detail. Do you
mean that people don't actually use RPM that way, or just that it is too
restrictive to view RPM as only a build system?

> Similar to Microsoft's MSI technology. I think it would be
>pretty cool if boost had an MSI package for Windows users.

It is just too hard for Boost developers to maintain separate packages for
every OS family. We have to keep moving toward cross platform tools, IMO.


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