From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-02 05:11:57
> Hmmm, I hadn't realized John was going to change it (we went to all the
> trouble of checking for the environment variable just so we COULD keep the
> original path)
> John, I think looking in the registry is a BAD idea... the Environment
> variables are readily visible to users, the registry is NOT
Just to be clear here - I haven't changed anything yet - or even
experimented with such a change, more like thinking out loud.
However if a particular toolset readily identifies itself in the registry,
that seems to be a lot more reliable than messing with environment variables
that the user has to type in every time they want to use Boost.
BTW the Metrowerks jam-toolset already works this apparently.