From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-22 08:33:59
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From: "Bram Moolenaar" <Bram_at_[hidden]>
> David -
> > It's not obvious, but the resources about our high-level design are
> > of spread all over. We are in transition from v1 to v2 of the build
> > system; the v2 design draws on the v1 design but there is more
> > (obviously).
> I noticed the documentation is hard to navigate through. I found all
> bits and pieces, but hardly anything that explains what boost.build
> actually is and I'm missing a few short examples of how it's used.
Have you looked at www.boost.org/tools/build/build_system.htm?
It's not exactly the tutorial that you'd probably like, but it does
introduce most of the important ideas with examples.
> It doesn't look very interesting for me at the moment. I might get
> to this when I'm looking for alternative solutions for something.
> It would help a lot if your pages are set up with a reader in mind
> doesn't know about what it all is.
I know :(
We're in a very uncomfortable position right now where we know that v1
is not very accessible but we don't want to invest too much in it while
we work on v2.
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