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Subject: Re: [boost] big problem with dependency changes
From: Stephen Kelly (hello_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-21 06:59:50

Bjørn Roald wrote:

> On 06/20/2014 08:55 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> On 06/19/2014 11:06 PM, Thomas Suckow wrote:
>>>> Or is it only running b2 headers that is the problem?
>>> Maybe I have missed it in the previous conversations, but why have
>>> ./b2 headers make the /boost folder at all? When using boost-build, the
>>> headers target can add all the include paths for the various projects.
>>> If working on a project not using boost-build, generally I would
>>> install boost (at the very least into a folder).
>> That way, you'd have a command line with 100 -I elements, which is
>> rather inconvenient to look at, or run by hand, and can make Windows
>> unhappy,
> For info:
> CMake solves this on Windows (at least for linking) by creating a file
> with commandline options, which can be passed to cl command-line as a
> single filename option. But this solution is a real pain as these
> temporary files are gone when you want to see what are passed to the
> compiler. So there is no simple way to trace what is going on when
> something is not working. Tracing down some problems in cmake on
> windows has been a real pain due to this.




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