Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-19 16:03:35
On 05/19/2012 08:30 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> 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 boost.org. 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
That book is a friendly book on boost C++ libraries. I was talking
about bjam language and Boost.Build as a library of bjam functions.
AFAICT the book has very little to say about boost build, except for
what you really need to get going. So I think you may have misread my
posting. The book is great though.