From: Greg Comeau (comeau_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-06 13:48:46
In article <ag7d3i$ppv$2_at_[hidden]>,
Rene Rivera <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>[2002-07-06] Greg Comeau wrote:
>>Hi! As mentioned to many folks at the Curacao meeting, once 4.3.0
>>settled down, we would be spending lots more time looking at the various
>>libraries out there, including Boost. As such, I've revisited boost.org
>>for the first time in a while, and have the following comments:
>>Some setup questions/thoughts:
>>* In http://www.boost.org/tools/build/index.html#Tools it mentions
>> como for Windows, but it doesn't mentioned como for any other platforms
>> (Linux, Solaris, etc). As well, it seems VC++ specific (there are
>> now a 1/2 dozen additional backends available -- it's still beta until
>> 4.3.0 is released, but it's been so for ~6 months, so it's rather
>> settled now).
>That's because we only support what we (include yourself here also) can get
>our hands on, and at that only stable releases. If there is no contribution
>for compiler support from anyone then there isn't support.
I understand this, but that was actually one of my concerns,
as Jens has done boost work with como under LINUX.
>>* I'm not sure what http://www.boost.org/tools/build/como-tools.html
>> represents, but suspect that it needs corrections. If somebody
>> could elaborate what is expected of that URL, I'd be glad to provide
>> revisions, especially now that new versions of Comeau C++ are more
>> automated, have new capabilities, etc.
>It represents what the build system (Boost.Build) currently supports as
>configuration variables. These are not what the compiler supports, i.e. not
>environment variables. Therefore this would only change if the toolset
Ah, ok, I'll keep this in mind as I dig deeper.
>We have a separate list just for discussing [bjam'ing] so that we
>don't polute the regular Boost list too much...
Can I get at it via nntp? If so, what's it's name?
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