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Subject: Re: [boost] Breaking existing libraries
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-21 10:41:44

Stephen Nuchia wrote:

> We have close to five million lines of our own code, a dozen or so
> third-party libraries of all descriptions, tools from several different
> vendors, and we test against every Windows version since NT4. If there
> were a well-maintained cookbook for testing the beta against my build
> I'd give it some attention. But it took me a week of pulling my hair
> out over the bjam / boost build documents to get it wired into my build
> the last time I upgraded.

FWIW, if you're a Windows/MSVC user, then building fresh Boost release takes
about 5 mins of human work, and boost-build_at_[hidden] can provide
assistance if anything goes wrong. Also, #boost IRC channel, on freenode
network, is very helpful and often fast way to get support.

- Volodya

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