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From: Jon Kalb (jonk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-15 22:50:13

At 10:28 PM -0500 3/15/01, David Abrahams wrote:
>If you're on a Mac, I'm pretty sure OS X will fix that problem.

In the same way that my switching to Unix would "fix" the problem.

Apple's marketing effort not withstanding, OS X is a different
operating system then MacOS.

>My opinion only: the difficulty of producing cross-platform
>build/config/install tools with earlier versions of MacOS is so great as to
>justify limiting support to OS X unless someone steps up and is willing to
>make customized tools for earlier versions.

Fair enough. But it seems to me that tools that make using Boost
easier on some platforms shouldn't be a barrier to using it on a
non-mainstream platform. In other words, there should always be a
documented, reasonable way of hand-configuring for an obscure


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