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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-25 17:59:31

Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 05:08:49PM +0200, Hendrik Schober wrote:
>> Jason Earl <Jason_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > You've probably come out with a worst case scenario
>> Have I? So what did I do wrong to get me into
>> this? I just downloaded the stuff and followed
>> the guide. It seems easy to hit the worst case.
> Typing the wrong thing almost every time you had to type something!
> That's not a defence of the build system though.
> Instead of all this quibbling about who prefers CLI and who prefers GUI,
> the people who are bothered about it should help Paul come up with a
> simplified guide and/or submit patches to improve the docs.
>> > Despite all the errors people might get with installing, Boost does
>> > have this excellent mailing list where people can quickly get the help
>> > they need.
> Actually, I think questions about building boost should go to the users
> list, not here.

Or to the jamboost list, if you think your questions may lead to
discussion about how to change the design of the build system.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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