Subject: Re: [boost] [build] bootstrap.sh is still broken
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-22 22:20:05
on Sun Oct 20 2013, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry if I hadn't gotten any time to look at MinGW building.. But I have
> had higher priority tasks (like getting a library into Boost, presenting a
> paper to LEWG, full time work, family, photo exhibition, etc.) to look into
> a patch I can't directly test, or apply.
> Sorry that sounded harsh..
> But so does your response Dave.
I know; I was being dramatic to get some attention to Stephan's patches.
I looked back at the posting history and he's done more than enough to
warrant at least someone *responding*.
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 10:58 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> on Sat Oct 19 2013, "Stephan T. Lavavej" <stl-AT-nuwen.net> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > For months, I've been pinging the boost-build list about bootstrap.sh
>> > completely broken for MinGW, with no response.
>> > As the 1.55.0 branch is closing in just a week, it would be wonderful if
>> > somebody could look at and apply my two patches that are ready to go:
>> > http://lists.boost.org/boost-build/2013/10/27025.php
>> > Note that they will fix this:
>> If the maintainers are unresponsive to something like this it would seem
>> to argue for giving up on Boost.Build ASAP.
>> Dave Abrahams
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