From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-28 09:07:00
"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:
> "David Abrahams" wrote
>> "Andy Little"writes:
>>> Whenever I invoke bjam I get this first:
>>> warning: Python location is not configured
>>> warning: the Boost.Python library won't be built
>>> Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.
>>> Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
>>> (and if you don't know what ICU is then you probably don't need it).
>>> Thanks Bjam. You know what? I really don't care!
>> Got anything constructive to say about it?
> Nope. Just more ranting I'm afraid...
well, please try to do better. Try to remember that we're all on the
same team here.
> Why not make disabling 'optional' Unicode regex support the default,
> seeing as its optional and I'm obviously too thick too know what ICU
> is, so I don't need it as the message rather rudely reminds
> me. After all if I was clever enough to know what ICU is, I would
> probably be clever enough to switch Unicode/ICU support on if
> required wouldnt I, which seesms to be the implication.
> Same for Python library. I havent configured it, I obviously don't
> want it unless some dependency crops up in my source code which I am
> trying to build. At that point tell me about it and then I'll figure
> out how to configure Python.
Well, they're a bit crude, but these warnings were put in for the
benefit of the person doing
who makes no explicit request to build Python or Regex at all.
> The fact is that all my tests and examples seem to build fine
> without me having done anything about configuring Python or Regex,
> so these messages are completely bogus AFAICS. What purpose do they
To let you know that although you may get some usable subset of Boost
functionality, you won't get all of it.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
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