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Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-23 08:06:24

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:47 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> For an application that only cares about building one way, the extra
>> abstraction isn't so useful, I agree. For libraries, it's very useful.
> Why should "building-many-ways" be more of a concern for libraries than
> for applications?

Because for apps it's less of an issue. Typically you only build debug
and release variants. Although some might want to build for both x86
and x64 now.


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