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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-26 09:25:28

On 5/26/05, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> You seriously want an example like that for every one of 51 toolsets?

Not hardly, no. Just the ones that are the most popular (probably
only those three). Anyone on a different platform/toolchain will have
to take a little time and RTFM.

Please don't shoot the messenger. You asked for some examples, so I
took the time and wrote them out in what I think is a very complete

There's already a page on the Wiki called InstallingBoost, and perhaps
it could be buffed up a bit (it offers the IMHO singularly bad advice
of copying all the Boost headers and libs into the MSVC install dir)
and linked to or included in-line in the Getting Started page. I
already have CVS access, so I could make changes as appropriate. I'm
leaving town this afternoon for the holiday weekend, so I don't know
that I can get anything committed before Tuesday.

Here's the Wiki page:

Someone else suggested a web form could be used to generate the bjam
command line from user input (e.g. pick your platform, compiler,
desired configuration from pull-down menus). I like that idea lot.

Caleb Epstein
caleb dot epstein at gmail dot com

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