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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 12:36:00

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of David Abrahams
> "Sohail Somani" <s.somani_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > - I'm not sure what encoding you are using to write the document,
> > but quotes(?) show up funny in my browser (firefox on ubuntu
> > eft).
> > I've attached a shot of what they look like. Could be my setup.
> I'm pretty sure it's the server where the file is being viewed.
> Try
> What URL were you using?

I was using the cvs checkout URL. I'll have to look at the above one
when I get home.
> > - The instructions seem to encourage building all variants of boost
> > libraries by default. I think this would be the document to read if
> > it also included instructions on how to only build the ones you
> > were interested in.
> The idea is to give the simplest possible instructions that will get
> nearly everyone going. I think we need a follow-up document that has
> all the details.

Yes, I think a link from this document would be great. I remember the
first time I built boost I was lost trying to figure out how to reduce
the number of built variants.

> > Maybe just how to build the release variant (which is what a
> > starter would be most interested in, I would think)
> I wouldn't count on that. Also, unless building her own code with
> -DNDEBUG, using the release variant could potentially cause ODR
> issues.

Point taken.


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