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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 05:05:22

David Abrahams writes:
> Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>- the testing procedure is complex
>>> Internally, yes. The main complexity and _the_ source of fragility
>>> lies in "bjam results to XML" stage of processing. I'd say it's one of
>>> the top 10 issues by solving which we can substantially simplify
>>> everybody's life.
>> I agree. This processing step has to deal with the build system (which
>> in complex itself) and with different compiler output.
> I've always thought that a design that gets information by processing
> stdout from bjam would be fragile. Furthermore, it means we can't use
> the -j option with bjam, which, even on uniprocessors, can speed up
> builds considerably. The build system itself should be writing the
> XML.

Exactly. Is BoostBuild v2. going to give us that?

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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