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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-14 03:00:59

Joel de Guzman writes:
> Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
>> Robert Ramey writes:
>>>a) in order for libraries to be built for Borland and VC 6.0 which don't
>>>support Spirit 1.8 but do support spirit 1.6, the Jamfile checks for the
>>>environmental variable SPIRIT_ROOT and if found presumes it contains the
>>>root of the directory where Spirit 1.6 is located. This has worked well in
>>>my local environment. An environment which tests this library for these
>>>compilers will also need to have Spirit 1.6 installed and have the
>>>SPIRIT_ROOT variable set accordingly. I don't know who I should inform
>>>about this.
>> Theoretically, it would be possible to arrange (at least for us here
>> at Meta),
>> but I'm afraid we don't have time for this. I'd suggest you to mark
>> the library as unusable on VC 6.0 with a comment explaining the
>> situation in detail.
> Hi Aleksey,

Hi Joel,

> I'd appreciate this a lot if we could do this sometime in the future.
> Would it also be possible to have Spirit 1.6.x take part in the daily
> regressions?

Against the current CVS? I think we can afford it; may be not daily,

> It would be nice if I could check in Spirit 1.6.x in a
> separate directory. This will ensure that the version will remain
> compatible with current and future boost versions. I'm afraid Spirit
> 1.6.x will still be with us for a long time.

Let's return to this when the release is out.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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