Subject: Re: [boost] [1.58.0] Release candidates available
From: Klaim - JoÃ«l Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-06 13:59:18
On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 6:38 PM, Stephan T. Lavavej <
> [Rene Rivera]
> > If you search back through email history you'd find that it used to be
> > default. But was changed as doing complete was: rarely what end users
> > wanted, used up gobs of disk space, and made the build take a really long
> > time (there might be other reasons but I don't remember ATM).
> On my 3-year-old dev box with a spinny hard drive, extracting Boost 1.57.0
> takes 4 minutes, and a complete x86 build plus cleanup takes 10 minutes,
> resulting in 2.03 GB of headers and DLLs/LIBs. Neither seems especially
> onerous, aside from the fact that the Getting Started documentation doesn't
> say to use a parallel build, which is *really* bad.
> Basically the same experience for me.
Although I didn't know that there was a parallel build option.
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