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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-30 13:13:31

On Wednesday 30 October 2002 05:39, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Toon,
> > We're using bjam on a myriad of unix platforms (ibm, sgi, sun, linux,
> > tru64) and it works just fine. Now developers also will use the same
> > system on windows in msvc but we were wondering what kind of
> > functionality will be lost (in msvc) through using bjam instead of the
> > build-system inside the msvc ide ?
> >
> > AFAIK the msvc build system (nmake I believe) generates a lot of extra
> > information (.pdb ...) that is used inside the IDE to provide the user
> > with a function-call-tree etc.
> >
> > Could someone with bjam experience on windows provide me some info on how
> > to use bjam on windows without (or minimally) cripling the msvc/ide ?
> I'm afraid I can give no instant direct help -- I don't know how to make
> this in Boost.Build V1. However, msvc transformation graph was considered
> during V2 design and will be supported.

What do you mean with _transformation_ graph : class browser functionality
... ? (I'm not really familiar with the msvc/ide myself ;(

> I expect this can happen in
> two-three weeks. Of course, that would be only a development milestone of
> V2, so I don't know if it will be possible to use it in practice in your
> particular project.

Thus this would mean that I need to switch from V1 to V2, right ? When do you
plan to make the switch at boost ?



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