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From: Noel Belcourt (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-20 23:33:12

On Apr 20, 2006, at 5:38 PM, Walter Landry wrote:

> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> as to what you expect to happen. As you know, boost has a
>> significant investment and momentum in designing and developing
>> Boost.Build, we have an extensive test suite, and we even have
>> fairly complete (if imperfect) documentation. Surely you recognize
>> that it's unlikely anyone is going to look at a system whose "docs
>> are a bit sketchy, and it still needs work for mere mortals to be
>> able to use," determine that it really holds greater potential than
>> everything we've developed and currently have planned, convince the
>> other invested parties to change direction, etc?
> I am not suggesting getting rid of Boost.Build entirely. BuildSystem
> would be used for configuration, and Boost.Build could still be used
> for building. I use BuildSystem with SCons. Petsc uses it with make.

If you're interested, I could send you a Jamfile we use for building

-- Noel Belcourt

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