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Subject: Re: [boost] Default variants on windows
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-08 09:24:29

Hansi wrote:

> Vladimir Prus schrieb:
>> Per:
>> we have a problem that the default set of libraries
>> build on Windows does not match autolink defaults, which
>> causes confusion. In that issue, John say that the only
>> sensible solution for Windows is to build all possible
>> variants by default (IIRC, a total of 6). I would like
>> other Windows developers to comment if that is sensible
>> solution. In particular, is it best to build all possible
>> variants that user might need, or build just the variants
>> that autolink needs by default, so that user can build other
>> later.
>> Note that I can add arbitrary explanation messages into
>> the build process -- both to warn the user that a scary
>> pile of things will be built, and to warn the user that only
>> couple of variants will be built.
>> - Volodya
> I think it is needed also SCL_SECURE variant! it is really important...

I am afraid this is not the answer to my question. If you implicitly suggest
that we build 12 variants by default, then I'm afraid this is just not
practical. Nobody will have the patience to wait till the build is done.

- Volodya

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