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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Boost.Log formal review closing down
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-18 15:24:34

On 03/18/2010 10:12 PM, Zachary Turner wrote:
>>>>> It is the Message Compiler. It is required for the Event Log backend on
>>>>> Windows.
>>>> Could this be used conditionaly?
>>> Not right now, I'm afraid. But I have plans of improving configurability
>>> of the library.
>> Great. Let me know when the library will be able to run on platforms not
>> supporting wide chars, without dependencies to external tools (mc) and in
>> single thread.

You already can disable wide character support.

> Unless I'm mistaken, you can already use it without dependency on external
> tools if you're not using the event log backend. If you are using the event
> log backend, the the mc compiler isn't a requirement of boost.log, it's a
> requirement of windows itself so I don't see any obvious ways around it.

Well, order to build without mc, the event log sink would have to be
removed from the Jamfile.

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