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From: Benoit Sigoure (tsuna_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-19 16:54:41

On Nov 19, 2007, at 10:16 PM, Staffan Gimåker wrote:

> On Friday 16 November 2007 14:52:37 Jens Seidel wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 08:43:49PM +0100, Benoit Sigoure wrote:
>>> I wrote a set of M4 macros to use the Boost libraries with GNU
>>> Autoconf. I did not find any macro that was reliable enough. If
>> I just want to mention that there exist also
>> See
>> also
>> Benoit, can you compare your macros with these from the autoconf
>> archives? What is different?
> One difference is that, at least for me, the macros from the
> Autoconf archive
> are several times faster.
> Checks for linked libraries (filesystem, for example) take roughly
> one minute
> *each* to perform.
> Benoit, is there any way to make the checks a bit faster? I'm using
> Ubuntu
> 7.10 on modern hardware.

Yes, I know that. But I personally favor reliability over speed,
when a choice between both has to be made.

Nevertheless, I have good news for you. Someone suggested a trivial
improvement that will most likely optimize the macro by several order
of magnitude. I'm going to implement this tonight. Stay tuned :)

Benoit Sigoure aka Tsuna
EPITA Research and Development Laboratory

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