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Subject: Re: [boost] 1.43 build broken on MSVC 8.0
From: Gevorg Voskanyan (v_gevorg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-22 09:34:17

Rene Rivera wrote:
> On 5/22/2010 7:24 AM, Gevorg Voskanyan wrote:


> >
> > "Standalone. Boost.Build's only dependency is a C compiler, so it's
> > easy to setup. You can even include all of Boost.Build in your
> > project. Boost.Build does not depend on C++ Boost in any way."
> >
> > Copied from
> >
> > Also, I now remember reading this a while ago:
> >
> >
> > Another thing to note is that building bjam from source is currently
> > an *impressively* fast operation; that property would surely be lost
> > had bjam been reimplemented based on Boost.Spirit. OTOH, as building
> > of bjam itself is relatively infrequent, I would trade the speed of
> > building bjam for the speed of building my projects *with* bjam any
> > day.
> I've just about changed my mind on those two counts.. Precisely because
> of that *runtime* speed tradeoff.

Very interesting... I'd very much like to see Boost.Build speed improved. So if there is anything I can do to help achieving that, I'll be happy to contribute!


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