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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-27 21:26:55

Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Just a question of how much effort we want to invest in a dying
>> Boost.Build v1 -- all of this is better in BBv2 -- and, of course, a
>> volunteer to do the work.
> From the documentation it looks like BBv2 is an experimental thing.

It's not experimental, but it is "under development"

> I even didn't know that it supports vc versions other than vc6 until
> I looked in toolset Jam file.
> If it is stable and does support vc 7.0, 7.1 and 8.0, why everybody
> is talking about v1 here?

Because v1 is still the official build system of Boost. We haven't
quite been able to replace it with v2 yet. We aim to do that
immediately after Boost 1.33 is released.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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