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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-14 19:32:19

That's they way I do it now.

I do use bjam from running the whole test suite overnight.

But for making library tweaks and running particular tests and building the
serialization library for experiments etc, I do every thing from Visual

If its too hard to just import the sources into your project then there is a
problem. If there is a lot of "hidden" information in bjam and/or bjam
files that is needed to do this then that could be a problem.

I should not that it WAS a pain getting all the IDE settings just right -
but like my recent toothache - its all better now.

I would feel better about bjam if it more like the rest of boost as far as
being subjected to the normal boost gauntlet. That is I would like to see
look like a libray, with self-contained complete documentaion, tutorial,
samples, tests, formal review, etc., etc. I would like to see it promoted
on its own rather than just a "boost tool". I think this would result in a
higher level of usability and stability. Of course this would be a large
effort that perhaps is too much to undertake.

BTW - The same goes for quickbooks. It looks very nice. But I'm a little
bit concerned that its being developped at the same time time its being used
to produce boost documentation. I'm concerned that if I make a commitment
to it, I'll be left standing on an iceberg. Seems solid but is really
constantly shifting requiring constant attention.

Just one man's 2 cents.

Robert Ramey

Sohail Somani wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] on behalf of Daryle Walker
> Sent: Sat 7/14/2007 1:27 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Monotone phasing out use of bits of boost due to
> having to build external libraries
> I'm un-dropping off the grid to mention that the Boost mandatory
> source
> files should be able to be directly incorporated into a user's build
> system. It's been possible in the past. Maybe we should suggest to
> Monotone to try that first.
> -----End Original Message-----
> I second that. I do the same thing. Its just a matter of looking at
> the jamfiles for each library and setting defines/flags
> appropriately. _______________________________________________
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