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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-23 13:15:55

Rene Rivera wrote:

Robert Ramey wrote:
>> a) If the compiler is an older compiler
>> b) && SPIRIT_ROOT is defined to something not null
>> c) || the compiler is a newer compiler.
>> I think the build jamfile could altered to do this. I spent a little
>> time at it but didn't immediately see how to do it. But I think it
>> should be possible. Its probably trivial for a BJAM guru - so feel
>> free anyone. Also it would be nice if it echoed a comment indicating
>> that its skipping the XML components for lack of SPIRIT_ROOT.

>Although it's now possible to do this, I would *not* recommend this as a
>solution. The basic problem with changing the Jamfile to skip the building
>is that it will only work if people use the Jamfile. That's fine for
>testing, but not for release. Many people out there don't use BB for
>building Boost.

Well, if boost build isn't being used then there is no issue. Such users
would just exclude libs/serialization/src/*xml*.cpp files from the library
build. This is what I would like to see the boost build system do.

Seems by far the simplest to me.

Robert Ramey

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