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Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-19 17:50:02

Bjørn Roald wrote:
> 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 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.

I didn't misread it - I was expanding on it by adding useful related

Robert Ramey

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