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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-04 16:03:52

At 12:23 PM 2/4/2005, Jonathan Biggar wrote:

>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> >> Let us know if you are interested in testing Boost with your
>> >> on a regular basis to make the next releases more IBM-friendly.
>> >
>> >I'd love to, but in the development environment I've got, compiling
>> >boost 1.32 for S390 takes about 24 hours!
>> Could you comment on that, please? Is the machine and/or compiler slow?

>> Are Boost libraries doing something that causes particularly slow
>We don't have a S390 machine in house, so our builds are done using
>hercules, which is a S390 emulator.

Ah! An emulator makes the 24 hour builds much more understandable.

Thanks for sending in patches for this platform. Every additional platform
Boost code runs on is a win for programmers using that platform, and
improves general confidence in the portability of Boost code.


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