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From: Ulrich Eckhardt (doomster_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-30 03:17:36

On Wednesday 30 April 2008 00:55:03 brass goowy wrote:
> Ulrich Eckhardt writes:
> >* When I'm testing different compiler settings trying to get another few
> >percent of performance, I don't have to compile another Boost version for
> >each compiler setting.
> I think you have to rebuild the compile_inplace.cpp file each time you want
> to test a different compiler setting. I don't find an advantage to what
> you advocate here.

The simple advantage is that you don't have to use bjam but you can simply use
the buildsystem (if any) you are using for the rest of your project.

> >* I don't have to know which library to link to, which lowers entry
> > barriers for new Boost users.
> >
> >* I can easily compile and distribute programs without having to worry
> > about required shared libraries.
> That would be helpful. The Ebenezer approach already has that.

What is the 'Ebenezer approach'?


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