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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-24 04:04:16

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Jurko Gospodnetic' wrote:
>> Hi.


> [...]
>> Anyway... I would really hate it if someone decided to change the
>> name mangling for different build types or if it became difficult to
>> tell boost build to 'build all variants as it did before by default'.
> It depends on what you consider difficult. It would mean specifying
> something like:
> bjam release debug link=static ... etc.
> But perhaps we can make this much simpler. How about adding an option
> that selects how much is built with some easy to remember names?
> Something like:
> --build-type=minimal (default single variant)
> --build-type=complete (as many variants as possible)

I think this is a breaking change. Shouldn't the previous behaviour remain
the current default, at least until 1.36 (introduce the option to try it
out, and then change to default if it turns out to be commonly used)?

/ Johan

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