Subject: Re: [boost] [Booster] Or boost is useless for library developers
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-19 11:40:48
> However, there is value in having an autoconfig-style tool that uses tests
> to determine platform capabilities and produce a report of needed
> configuration options. Such a tool could even include the boost/config
> headers to verify correct settings. It would be terrific for verifying
> Boost.Config and for determining settings needed for new platforms versus
> the guessing and trial-and-error approach now used.
There is a configure script for Boost.Config already, and yes it can check
the existing options and report what needs to change as well.