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From: Steve M. Robbins (steven.robbins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-23 22:07:46

On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 09:22:01PM -0500, Braden McDaniel wrote:

> As I see it, these are the issues:
> * There are scalability problems with a configuration header of
> the ilk Boost uses. These scalability problems are why
> autoconf exists. It is apparent at this point, though, that
> the Boost maintainers do not feel that they're hitting the
> ceiling with the configuration header approach. So there is
> not motivation to move to autoconf or a similar tool on this
> ground.

Boost *has* a script to generate a configuration header!

I was of the mistaken impression that this work was part of the old
build stuff that Boost was moving away from, but apparently that is
not the case. How about we work to polish it up?


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