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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-20 10:52:23


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of John Maddock
>Sent: 20 December 2007 12:48
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-build] [1.35] what gets built and
>OK, I overstated the case,
>Consider me duly chastised :-)

Sympathy ;-)

But John's initial assessment of this problem is correct - this is an 8 on the Richter scale in terms of the impending response from
the 'great unwashed' - MS IDE users.

They (including me!) 'just want it to work' - and a massive collection of library files is the least worst option.

Static linking also avoid the files bloat and separate dll issue and so will remain popular with some.


Paul A Bristow
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