From: Braden McDaniel (braden_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-23 12:07:05
On Sat, 2002-02-23 at 07:09, Peter Dimov wrote:
> From: "Braden McDaniel" <braden_at_[hidden]>
> > I think it's unreasonable to ask that Boost users go to all this trouble
> > while Boost searches for a "perfect" solution, while an
> > imperfect-but-adequate solution could solve a large class of problems
> > and keep from imposing all that work.
> I think that this discussion would be more productive if it's based on
> concrete examples. Saying "Boost doesn't install", "Boost users", "Boost
> this" and "Boost that" borders on abstraction.
> Which concrete libraries are your users having trouble with? Complain to the
> library maintainer directly. Avoid the "Why Jam" issue, concentrate on "Why
> doesn't library X build."
Peter, this has already been covered at length: my users expect a sane
install target; Boost doesn't have one. It's that simple. It's not about
building libraries, it's about installing them (and their headers).
-- Braden McDaniel e-mail: <braden_at_[hidden]> <http://endoframe.com> Jabber: <braden_at_[hidden]>
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