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Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-19 14:30:13

Bjørn Roald wrote:
> On 05/18/2012 10:24 PM, Boris Schaeling wrote:
>> On Wed, 09 May 2012 00:36:39 -0600, Artyom Beilis
>> <artyomtnk_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> [...]1. The most important problem of Boost.Build is lack of
>>> suitable documentation.
>> I don't know whether my presentation from BoostCon 2011 is anywhere
>> linked from Given that the lack of documentation is indeed
>> a huge problem, maybe this helps a bit:
> Thank you Boris!
> Simply put, this is by far the most friendly introduction to
> understanding of the language and libraries of Boost.Build that I have
> ever read.

aaaaa... not quite. You should take a look at Boris's book on Boost
Robert Ramey

> This sort of material should be a separate section in the
> documentation for those needing to do a little more complex tasks,
> like customizing for a new platform or writing a generator. This
> provides a good basis for understanding what is going on, not just
> doing basic standard stuff and hope it works.
> If nothing else, this presentation should this be linked from
> somewhere people can find it. E.g:

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