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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-16 23:42:15

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>>>I'm not the right person to tell BB developers what their responsibility
>>>is, but I believe providing a more neutral way to access required
>>>compiler flags for easy integration into *any* build system would be
>>>very much appreciated by everybody.
>> I see your point. I guess once you're dealing with a particular
>> prebuilt file, there's little need for a platform-/compiler-neutral
>> description of how it was built.
> my understanding of this whole thread so far is that indeed there
> is such a need.

Reread what I wrote. I believe there's a need for a description, but a
compiler- and platform- neutral abstract description (which a Jamfile
is) is not as useful as one that just gives concrete information about
how the actual target was

Dave Abrahams
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