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From: Ross Smith (rosss_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-26 22:26:19

David Abrahams wrote:
> Ross Smith <rosss_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>David Abrahams wrote:
>>>"Neal D. Becker" <nbecker_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>You mean I can't just run bjam with no options and get the libs
>>>>built with thread support? I need to add a command-line option?
>>>The libraries that require thread support will be built with thread
>>>support. The others will not, unless <threading>multi has been placed
>>>in their default-build settings; <threading>single is the global
>>Which leads to three questions:
>>(1) How do we do this?
> Do what? Get all multithreaded libraries automatically with zero user
> intervention on the command-line? You convince the Boost developers
> who told me single-threading should be the default when I started
> Boost.Build that they were wrong, and I change the default.

What the hell is the matter with you? All I asked was how to set the
multithreaded option. I looked in the documentation and couldn't find
it. Are you too l33t to answer questions from mere users now?

>>(2) Why isn't it documented? Are users supposed to know about this bit
>> of voodoo by clairvoyance, or what?
> Yes.
>>(3) How many other undocumented gotchas like this are lurking in there?
> 63 and a half.

Yeah yeah. Just keep taking the tablets, as the good Lord said to Moses.

Ross Smith ...................... Pharos Systems, Auckland, New Zealand
     "I virtually never go out of the house with less computing
     power on my person than the entire North American continent
     circa 1973." -- Charlie Stross

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