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From: Neal D. Becker (ndbecker2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-15 11:45:58

Andreas Pokorny wrote:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 08:38:37AM -0500, "Neal D. Becker"
> <ndbecker2_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> First, I would say, there is a need for a better autoconf for boost.
>> There has been some interest in scons, and scons also includes some
>> capability here that might be useful.
> autoconf is a tool for configuring builds, scons is a complete build
> system. Both things do not help when writing an application that uses
> boost.

I was referring to the fact that recent scons has added an autoconf-like

>> I don't think pkg-config is the right tool. All it is for is to record
>> the
>> settings that were used to build packages - it doesn't figure them out.
>> I don't see how that would help boost.
> That was no "please replace bjam with <buildtool>"-email. I was talking
> about helping poeple who want to use boost, and integrate that into
> the build system they use.

So, do you mean you want to use pkg-config to record the settings that were
used to build boost? If so, I misunderstood. This might be useful.

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