From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-13 14:59:42
David Abrahams wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>> It the built-in XP extractor is unbearably slow
Should be 'If', but I guess you figured out what I was trying to say
> It generally isn't. I've never noticed a problem before. But I heard
> of it once -- when I brought a zipped boost distro with me to a
> course I was teaching, it took each developer an hour to unzip it.
>> my guess is that developers
>> will have found an alternate solution long before downloading the
>> boost distribution.
> Guess again ;-)
I guess if this is a problem which might occur for the first time while
unzipping boost, it makes sense to provide a self-extracting archive in addition
to the three formats already provided.
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