From: Brian Braatz (brianb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-27 09:04:46
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
> On Behalf Of Loïc Joly
> Sent: Thursday, May 26, 2005 2:23 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Re: Customer Friendlier Boost Installation
> Paul A Bristow a écrit :
> > Recently we had a flurry of discussion of why Boost is not more
> widely used.
> > I have used some bits of Boost happily for years, but recently I felt
> I had
> > to use it 'properly' so concluded it was time I used the bjam build
> system -
> > something I had felt looked a bit clever.
> * Finally, installing boost takes longer than installing VC++... Is
> building from the source such an important point ? Would'nt it be
> possible to provide pre-built libraries for the 3 or 4 main compilers on
> windows with each release ? The whole package, zipped, is 80mb on my VC8.
[Brian Braatz Writes:]
Thank you for also suggesting that.
Somewhere, someplace, an angel just got his wings.. :)
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