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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-02 07:40:20

Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Hm... what's the motivation? I'm actually less opposed to this idea that I was
>> before, but anyway...
> I'm not totally sure, Dave is the one with the answers on this one. But I
> believe the main issue is the problems with parsing the build output
> consistently under crash circumstances.

There's also the fact that anyone modifying the build system has to
be intensely aware of the requirements of the postprocessor. Oh, and
the fact that you can't use the -j option to get parallel builds
because the out-of-order-ness will screw up the postprocessor too.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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